International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Struggling With Domestic Violence: The Turkish Model
Dr. Mehmet ERDEM

Domestic violence, especially violence against women and children, is an important issue in all around the World. Children and women are the victims of violence and usually there are no protective measures. It is one of the governments’ main tasks to take the necessary measures to minimize domestic violence and to protect the family members against violence. This article discusses the Turkish model of fight against the domestic violence, especially focusing on the legal instruments. In the article, the Law 4320 and the Law 6284 on the protection of family and on the protection of women will be examined.

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