On the event of the Worldwide Day of Motion to Remove Violence In opposition to Girls on November 25, Brandenburg’s Girls’s Minister Ursula Nonnemacher (Greens) known as for extra sensitivity in coping with victims of violence.
“We now have to take the warning indicators of violence severely and break a taboo. Solely the perpetrators need to really feel responsible,” emphasised the politician on Wednesday, in keeping with an announcement. Legislation enforcement and the judiciary must turn out to be much more delicate and in addition shorten procedures, mentioned Nonnemacher. The “ordeal of many ladies is commonly lengthy anyway, particularly when youngsters are concerned.”
In keeping with the ministry, home violence remained excessive in Brandenburg final 12 months, with a very good 5,000 crimes recorded. The police additionally assume that the variety of unreported circumstances is excessive as a result of actions aren’t reported. It’s mentioned that girls are largely affected.
There are at present 295 locations accessible for girls and their youngsters in 24 shelters in Brandenburg. In keeping with the Istanbul Conference, 625 locations could be required. In keeping with the ministry, the mandatory growth of the ladies’s welfare system has begun. From 2025, 60 further beds (about 20 household rooms) needs to be accessible.
The United Nations declared November 25, 1999 because the Worldwide Day for the Elimination of Violence in opposition to Girls. The initiative happened in response to a critical case of violence in opposition to ladies within the Dominican Republic. Since November 25, 2001, many municipalities in Germany have been taking a stand in opposition to violence in opposition to ladies and women.
The flags are additionally to be hoisted once more on Friday on the Ministry of Household Affairs and within the interior courtyard of the Brandenburg State Parliament. The Istanbul Conference is the Council of Europe Conference on stopping and combating violence in opposition to ladies and home violence. (dpa)