Public statement regarding the discussion on the Draft of Law on Protection from Domestic Violence

On January 26th 2017, Croatian Parliament, in its first reading, discussed the Draft of Law on Protection from Domestic Violence. One of the main issues to be regulated by this law are standards and obligations of the Republic of Croatia in accordance with the international documents regulating this issue, primarily the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention), signed by the Republic of Croatia on January 22nd 2013, but still not ratified, although the Convention entered into force on August 1st 2014. Sanja Miščević – Secretary of State at the...

Read More