Oct 24, 2012
In Kosovo, domestic violence is among the most prevalent forms of gender-based violence. Institutions, organizations and a recently revised legal framework exist towards preventing domestic violence; protecting victims; prosecuting perpetrators; and rehabilitating victims, perpetrators and their children. Implementation requires resources and thus an accurate assessment of the costs affiliated with domestic violence. This research seeks to provide a comprehensive understanding of the costs for the state to implement the LPADV, PADVAP and broader relevant legal framework.