Chapter

Introduction

Patrizia Romito

in A deafening silence

Published by Policy Press

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9781861349613
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447301370 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses violence against women and children, starting with the trends in the different types of violent crime. It then looks at the 2000 campaign of the European Union against domestic violence, ‘Break the silence’. The chapter moves on to examine the theory and practice that is used in this book.

Keywords: violence; domestic violence; European Union; campaign; Break the silence

Chapter.  3918 words. 

Subjects: Marriage and the Family

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