On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev stated that all citizens, especially men, have a responsibility to create an atmosphere where violence against women would be unacceptable and shameful, informs Zhurnal.
He in a FB status has appealed to the victims of domestic violence not to be silent and to present the case to the relevant institutions.
“One of my personal commitments is the peaceful resolution of all conflicts through negotiations, through dialogue, in a dignified manner and with respect for others in politics and in my private life. In a period when due to the crisis with the covid 19 pandemic we all stay more at home, violence against women has increased. For this, it is important that women do not keep silent, say NO to violence and immediately present it on www.mtsp.gov.mk/prijavi-semejno-nasilstvo.nspx “, writes Zaev.
He recalls that the Government’s policies are aimed at preventing and protecting victims of violence, as evidenced by the open counters for care, ratification of the Istanbul Convention and the latest law on prevention and protection from violence against women and domestic violence. .