Joint order and Model Regulation on Local Comitee for the Protection against Domestic Violence
The Model Regulation came into force after the signing of a joint order by the Ministry of Labor and Social Development and the State Agency for Local Self-Government and Interethnic Relations. This document will become the basis for the creation of Local Committees for the Protection from Domestic Violence in each local government. The Local Committee for the Protection against Domestic Violence is a permanent collegial body created on a voluntary basis from representatives of state bodies, members of the local community and representatives of civil society for interaction and cooperation on the prevention of family violence, violation of the rights of women, children, the elderly and incapacitated citizens. The main goal of the committee is to help prevent domestic violence, violation of the rights of women and girls in the family.