Increase in domestic violence recorded amid Covid-19 epidemic

Ljubljana, 4 May - Since the start of the coronavirus epidemic in Slovenia, the police have recorded a 20% increase in domestic violence compared to the same period last year, having dealt with 177 such incidents. At the same time, the number of public-order crimes has decreased.

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A sign urging to stop violence against women.
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