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31. Forced Marriage  
Forced Marriage One speaks of forced marriage when one of the partners is coerced into marriage. Persons concerned are often exposed to strong repression, tyranny, and isolation from their social…  
32. Nationwide Support Hotline  
Nationwide Support Hotline The nationwide support hotline “Violence Against Women" simplifies access to the support system for the persons concerned. It is primarily directed at women who have…  
33. Work with Perpetrators  
Work with Perpetrators FHK regards qualified work with male perpetrators who practice violence against women as an important element in the prevention work against domestic violence. However, this…  
34. Cooperation  
Cooperation Violence against women is a complex societal problem. In order to fight this problem and to support the women who are affected by violence, a range of social organisations and…  
35. What we want, what we do  
What we want, and what we do Violence against women concerns all of us. It is a societal and structural problem – and not just an individual’s predicament. Civil society and state are required to…  
36. The Beginnings of the Help System  
The Beginnings of the Help System The history of women’s shelters in Germany reaches back to the second half of the 1970s. We asked some of our member associations to tell us about the emergence of…  
37. Violence Against Women with Disabilities  
Violence Against Women with Disabilities Disabled and impaired women are highly vulnerable to become victims of violence. It is not uncommon that they experience physical, psychological and…  
38. Women with Migration Experience  
Women with Migration Experience Women with migration background are a very heterogeneous group in Germany: Many were born here, others came here as children or adults. Some of them have only poor…  
39. Homeless Women  
Homeless Women Apart from poverty, violence in families or relationships is a major cause of homelessness. Only few homeless women live openly on the street. Due to their socialisation, many of them…  
40. Health Implications  
Health Implications According to estimates by the World Health Organisation, violence is one of the largest health risks for women in the world. When it comes to abusive partnerships, women are…  
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