Ukraine, like most countries of the world, is experiencing negative social processes, which are accompanied by significant crisis changes in society. One of these phenomena is domestic violence, which is one of the most common forms of human rights violations. According to sociological and statistical data, usually women, children and the elderly suffer the most from violence. Without exaggeration, domestic violence can be equated to a pandemic, because this negative phenomenon destroys human values, negatively affects both the development of the individual and public society. Domestic violence in the family is inherent in many states, despite their positive achievements in the legislative, political and practical spheres. In order to effectively prevent and combat domestic violence, most countries of the world have adopted relevant laws in this area, which differ in their content and focus on the prevention of domestic violence.
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