By Katalin Fábián
Family violence has emerged as an important public coverage factor of transnational personality and mobilization within the postcommunist period in Europe and Eurasia, as international forces have interacted with the agendas of governments, neighborhood and overseas women's teams, and human rights activists. the results of broad collaboration between students and activist-practitioners—many from postcommunist countries—this quantity examines the advance of nation regulations, alterations in public perceptions, and the interplay of nationwide and overseas politics.
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Second, specifying location in the term “violence in the home/ family” turned out to be similarly challenging, because both “the home” and “the family” are vague. The image of violence in the family offended and politically distanced many social conservatives, who wished to envision the family and their domicile as a homogeneous and harmonious entity. Third, should only violence in marital relations be subject to the scrutiny of public view, as the term “wife abuse” suggests? With cohabiting and divorce rates in Central and Eastern Europe reaching record highs (Bradatan and Kulcsár 2008; Kulcsár 2007), the traditional approach of limiting domestic violence to married partners living at the same address was not tenable.
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