An Overview of the Domestic Violence Legal and Policy Framework in Croatia

30 Apr 2010

This overview presents legal and institutional mechanisms for the prevention of domestic violence and dealing with consequences of domestic violence. For this purpose, we considered the measures defined in the National Strategy for Protection against Domestic Violence, we examined their suitability and problems with the implementation of a formal framework for the problem of domestic violence, and we analyzed the current data and the available empirical research relating to family violence in Croatia.