Preventing And Combating Domestic Violence: Some Aspects


  • O.Yu. Petechel



violence, domestic violence, types of violence, aggression.


The article is devoted to the study of the current and perhaps the most latent social phenomenon - domestic violence. The author discusses the main provisions of the Istanbul Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence. In addition, the concepts, features, types of domestic violence are analyzed. The article characterizes the methods of domestic violence in terms of its types: physical, mental, sexual and economic. In addition, special attention is paid to measures to prevent this negative phenomenon. In the research, the author analyzes the main areas of prevention and counteraction to domestic violence. In particular, it is proposed to raise public awareness about the types and forms of domestic violence, the formation of public opinion leaders (in politics, community service, culture, journalism, show business, bloggers, etc.) a clear civic position on intolerance to domestic violence, condemnation, involvement of NGOs and charitable foundations for the process of preventing domestic violence and providing them with opportunities to receive financial support from state or local budgets, and others.