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Domestic violence in the Netherlands


Symmery report of: Comprehensive synthesis report on the study of victims and perpetrators of domestic violence and the capture-recapture method 2007-2010.

In this comprehensive report, the most important results of the three partial studies of domestic violence have been summarised, integrated and valued. The study contained the following three components:

  1. An estimation study of the annual number of victims and suspected perpetrators of domestic violence.
  2. A partial study of the victims identifying the nature, scope, and help-seeking behaviour of victims of domestic violence.
  3. A partial study of the perpetrators, characteristics, help-seeking behaviour and recidivism.

Summary: pdf bestandDomestic violence in the Netherlands (pdf, 450 Kb) (wodc.nl)
(full text available only in Dutch)