Women's emergency hotline in the state of Hesse: Some of them endure the violence

Also, the Hessian women's shelters to benefit from the debt package, with the black-green coalition government, the consequences of the pandemic, contrary to w

Women's emergency hotline in the state of Hesse: Some of them endure the violence

Also, the Hessian women's shelters to benefit from the debt package, with the black-green coalition government, the consequences of the pandemic, contrary to want to work. For the "protection against violence against children and women in crisis situations" are scheduled until the end of 2023 three million euros. As a part of its assets, you will complement the already established financial aid programs from the Federal government and the country.

Theresa White

editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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Ewald Hetrodt

correspondent of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung in Wiesbaden.

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In the debates in the Parliament there was a Consensus that the need to replace the municipalities are also in the pandemic incurred extraordinary costs. All assumed that women would especially in the first period, the restrictions more often than usual refuge in an institution search, you are against domestic violence for sure.

But this assumption was not confirmed in practice. In a response to a parliamentary question the left party Minister Kai Klose (The Green) reported to social from a survey of the house at the end of March, shortly after the outbreak of the Virus, woman houses, Advisory, and municipal associations had started. The results of the 6. May templates, that show the facilities in the Corona-crisis were not more stressed than usual. In part, the shelters would have had even fewer requests, the Ministry of social welfare on Demands. This statement is however only a snapshot.

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A sharply increased demand woman experienced homes and counselling centres in the midst of holiday seasons or feast days, but always afterwards. If women were controlled by their Partner-intensive, you could use telephone counselling services difficult. Often, they simply were not able to contact a women's shelter or to the police, unattended restore.

Also the occasions, a woman suffer from violence, to encourage in interpersonal exchange, to get help, had been reduced, so the experts in the Ministry of social Affairs. More were taken according to their information, but, for example, Advisory services which are not reached only by telephone, but also online and in many languages to communicate.

The woman's emergency call Frankfurt has made other experiences. The advice of the 339 cases recorded place in the first half of 2020 exact. In the prior-year period, there were 374. In an uncertain crisis situation, many women remained more likely to be in your personal plight, perhaps because they were afraid to infect the wife home with the Virus, is an attempt at an explanation.

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 12:19

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