The National Observatory on Domestic Violence enjoys the patronage of the Ministry of the Interior. It is supported and sponsored by the Veneto Region Department for Human Rights and Department of Health and has been approved by the Ministry of Justice given to the Inter-Agency Committee
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“Any form of physical, emotional or sexual abuse concerning individuals that have, have had or intend to have an intimate partner relationship, as well as individuals that have parental or affective relationships within a more or less extended family unit.”
Elaboration: World Health Organization (WHO, 1996).