Руководительница центра Китеж участвовала в обсуждении проблемы домашнего насилия на телеканале «Спас» на примере дела сестер Хачатурян. Большинство участников эфира поддержало вместе с нами необходимость отмены закона о декриминализации домашнего насилия.
The sanctuary for women is nestled next to a monastery deep in the Moscow suburbs, down a narrow snow-covered road past a white archway. Its name, Kitezh, is a reference to a Russian myth about a city hidden under a lake to protect its residentsПодробнее >
In Russia, certain forms of domestic violence are set to be decriminalised. On Wednesday, MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of a bill that would reduce the punishment for those convicted of domestic violence. Supporters of the legislation, known as the «slapping law», say they toПодробнее >
The young mother spoke softly but with determination. After fleeing from her abusive boyfriend, she and her newborn baby found refuge last month in a women’s shelter on the outskirts of Moscow. According to Russian law at the time, he could have faced criminal prosecutionПодробнее >
Russian lawmakers recently voted to partially decriminalize domestic violence in cases when there is no bodily harm. Supporters argue a fine or limited jail time is enough punishment and avoids breaking up families. Opponents, including victims of domestic violence, say police in Russia are alreadyПодробнее >