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  • Ministry of Social Policy launches information campaign "Don't give domestic violence a chance!"
    Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, posted 29 March 2021 10:47

    For the vast majority of people, domestic violence is a traditionally ingrained norm established by generations. Victims of domestic violence (mostly women) are unable to perform their parental responsibilities properly, which results in rising levels of social orphanhood.

    Violence against women and girls has a negative impact on their reproductive health, resulting in lower birth rates and an increase in the number of newborns with disabilities.

    COVID-19 has ruthlessly changed people's lives, and entailed the emergence of additional factors provoking domestic violence.

    That is why the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine is launching an information campaign "Do not give domestic violence a chance!"

    Children who grow up in families where violence is present may carry this negative experience into their own lives in the future.

    Many people think that violence most often occurs in families that abuse alcohol or use drugs, and that the victims of violence are uneducated people. However, this is not the case!

    Domestic violence takes place in the family, regardless of social status, religious beliefs or ethnic origin.

    The Ministry of Social Policy informs: if you need a consultation, you are not ready to contact the police on this issue, you can call the hotline numbers, where you will be provided with consultations and explanations. Namely: 15-47; 0-800-500-335; 116-123; 0-800-500-225; 116-111; 15-45; 0-800-213-103; 102.