95,000 Ukrainians suffered from domestic violence, - Ministry of Social Policy

In addition, every fifth child in Ukraine suffers from sexual violence
16:24, 25 November 2019

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Deputy Minister of Social Policy of Ukraine for European Integration Serhiy Nizhynsky told during the briefing how many children and adults have suffered from domestic violence, Ukrainian news reports.

According to Nizhynsky, we have negative statistics, where among the 95,000 people registered in the Ministry of Social Policy, who have the status of victims of domestic violence, 10,000 of them are men and 763 children.

Related: 700 domestic violence cases considered in Ukraine since beginning of 2019

Deputy Minister notes that according to the results of appeals to call-centers of the Ministry of Social Policy, 81 children have been placed in social protection institutions for children, 76 have been placed in health care institutions and 815 have received assistance without placing them in institutions of stationary stay.

In addition, in 2019, 44 children were taken away from their parents because of their litigation, as well as more than 59 lawsuits for deprivation of parental rights and 12 court decisions on deprivation of parental rights were filed.

As we reported, every fifth child in Ukraine suffers from sexual violence, both boys and girls suffer from this. These studies were conducted not only in Ukraine, but also around the world, and in this regard, our state does not differ from other countries.

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