Domestic violence is committed by anyone who, by using violence, threatening to attack life or body, by insolent or reckless behavior, endangers the peace, physical integrity or mental state of a member of his family. It is behavior by which a family member endangers the physical integrity, mental health, or tranquility of another or other family members. Everyone has the right to protection from domestic violence, in accordance with the law.
CALL FOR HELP! DO NOT PROTECT THE BULLY!
- POLICE 192
- Reporting domestic violence 0800-100-600
- Women's Center SOS hotline against violence against women and children on weekdays (10 am - 8 pm) 2645-328
- SOS hotline for women and children victims of violence (14-18h) 3626-006
- SOS Children's line "Number for your problem" free and confidential calls (0-24h) 0800-123456
- Counseling for marriage and family 2650-258 / Palilula (8-15.30h) 2752-224 and Zemun (8-15h) 2695-416
- SOS Youth Center (18-22h) 3192-782
- Autonomous Women's Center - SOS hotline for support of women victims of violence - 0800 100 007 (from 10 am to 8 pm on working days)
- Safe house
- Women's psychological and legal support - addresses and telephone numbers
Domestic violence is, in the Republic of Serbia, defined and prohibited by the provisions of:
- THE FAMILY LAW (Articles 197, 198, 199, 200 and 285),
- CRIMINAL CODE (Criminal offenses against sexual freedom - Chapter XVIII and Criminal offenses against marriage and family - Chapter XIX) and
- LAW ON PUBLIC ORDER AND PEACE
In the document DOMESTIC VIOLENCE read the following:
- What is considered domestic violence?
- Forms of domestic violence
- What distinguishes domestic violence from other forms of violence?
- The role and conduct of the police in cases of reported domestic violence
- Standardization of police officers' actions