Crime victims in the European Union
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Published by Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority in [Sweden] .
Written in English


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StatementAnna Wergens.
ContributionsGrotius Programme., The Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19035359M
ISBN 109197322326

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Around million children participate in judicial proceedings across the European Union (EU) every year, affected by parental divorce or as victims of, or witnesses to, crime. Although their effective participation in such proceedings is vital for improving the operation of justice, the treatment of children in justice systems remains a concern. Crime victims in the European Union: A survey of legislation and support to crime victims in the fifteen Member States of the European Union [Anna Wergens] on . European Union. European Union Victims of gender-based violence and terrorism The Stockholm programme explicitly mentions gender-based violence victims in Sect. , stating that victims of this kind are particularly vulnerable, and therefore in need of special support and legal protection by the state.   European Commission. Press release. Brussels, 13 November Putting victims first: New rules on victims' rights to become law. A new European law to improve rights for an estimated 75 million crime victims across the European Union each year will be published in the Official Journal – the EU's statute book – tomorrow.

The results show that International Crime (Victim) Survey (ICVS) data are highly correlated with police data published in the European Sourcebook of Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics, at Author: Ana Isabel Pérez Cepeda. An estimated 75 million people are the victims of crime every year in the European Union. Some receive good help and support, but many others are left to struggle on their own.   The Victims Directive – which sets out minimum rights for crime victims wherever they are in the EU – is already in the European statute book (IP/12/). Both instruments will also complement the European Protection Order of 13 December , which ensures free circulation of criminal law protection measures throughout Europe. “Call It Hate: Raising Awareness of Anti-LGBT Hate Crime - CIH” three main complementary workstreams: research, campaign to general public and outreach. Firstly, to improve understanding of hate crime in EU Member States, and raise awareness of anti-LGBT violence, the project aims to undertake a ground-breaking quantitative research on a representative sample of general public in .

  Elspeth Guild is Professor of European Migration Law at the Radboud University, Nijmegen and a partner at the London law firm Kingsley Napley. She is co-editor of the European Journal of Migration and Law and the Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy in Europe book Series. Paul Minderhoud is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Migration Law of the Radboud University, . Making hate crime visible in the European Union: acknowledging victims’ rights highlights the fundamental rights aspects of hate crime, offers a comparative analysis of official data collection mechanisms and considers how the scope of official data collection can be broadened. EU-MIDIS Data in Focus 6: Minorities asFile Size: KB. When the victims of injustice lose faith in their justice system, the crime they've endured cuts only deeper, adding insult to injury. The time has come to face the truth that most victims of crime will not have their needs met and often won't experience our systems of justice as just. This short book makes its readers experts in advocating rights for victims of crime. The project Come Forward: Empowering and Supporting Victims of Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes is funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme () of the European Union.