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
July 01 2013
“The intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, that either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment or deprivation”.
World Health Organization (WHO, 1996)