Decrease in Domestic and Women Violence Incidents

Decreased domestic and women's violence
Decreased domestic and women's violence
under the influence of a new type of coronavirus outbreak during the country rose against domestic violence and women throughout the world to reduce these events in Turkey. Murders of women that occurred in the 4-month period of this year decreased by 36% compared to the same period of last year. When Turkey first started seeing cases of coronavirus as compared to the previous and next 11-day period from March 70, and 7% in the number of domestic violence against women, it has seen a 31% reduction in the number of women who lost their lives.
New measures and steps taken within the scope of combating violence against women and women started to take effect. In the past years, insults, threats, etc. While the events are considered as a normal judicial event, these events are now analyzed more meticulously and evaluated within the scope of the Law No. 6284 on the Protection of the Family and the Prevention of Violence Against Women. Thus, the applications regarding such complaints are handled sensitively by the newly established units and protective and preventive measures are taken without delay. In this context, 1.005 “office for combating violence against women” was established across the country at the provincial / district level and expert personnel were assigned to these offices.

Increased in the world, it Fell in Turkey

During the period of the new type of coronavirus epidemic that affected the whole world, it was observed that there was an increase in domestic violence and violence against women worldwide. However, this increase did not happen in Turkey. The corona cases in Turkey, the date first seen March 11 in the next and previous 70-day period, police / When the gendarmes responsible domestic violence occurring in the region and women against violence and the applications are compared, 7% in the event, while the number of women who died% A decrease of 31 was seen.

While there were violence against 1 thousand 10 women between 45 January and 798 March of this year, 11 thousand 20 women were exposed to violence between 42 March and 693 May. While 1 women died between January 10 and March 48, 11 women died between March 20 and May 33.


Security forces also analyzed the murders of women that occurred this year. Accordingly, when the situation of women who lost their lives in the police and gendarmerie area of ​​responsibility is examined;

  • 34% spouse, 27% lover, 22% family member,
  • 64% at home, 13% on the street,
  • 56% are married, 24% are divorced, 20% are single,
  • 46% with firearms, 36% with cutting tools,
  • It was determined that 22% died of jealousy and 8% claimed to be deceiving.


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