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Domestic Violence in Poland

Date: July 1, 2002
Document: poland_domestic_violence_2002_10-18-2002_2.PDF
Country: Poland
Type: Report
Issues: Accountability  , Gender-Based Violence , International Advocacy , Policing , Women's Rights

Documents domestic violence as a human rights violation in Poland. The report analyzes the response of both the criminal justice system and civil law to the problem of domestic violence. The report includes information about recently-implemented police programs to coordinate the management of domestic violence cases. The report also addresses Poland's obligations under international law, including the criteria for accession into the European Union.