Minister Visser: “Women are killed because they are women” – Domestic Politics

Nancy Visser (51, SPD) is the first woman to head the Federal Ministry of the Interior and she knows that it is still a danger for women in Germany. It’s about the dark corners on the way back home, but it’s also about the violence within your four walls. Bild am Sonntag: Mrs. Visser, have … Read more

The increase in the Corona pandemic: 161,000 victims of domestic violence in Germany

Germany increase during the pandemic Nearly 161,000 victims of domestic violence in Germany Status: 07:47 AM | Reading time: 3 minutes Women’s Shelter as a Last Resort: There are not enough places for victims of domestic violence to find shelter Source: PA / Sophia Kembowski / dpa In the second year of the epidemic, authorities … Read more

Violence in the relationship – in every fifth case the woman hits it – counselor

“We know that men beat women,” says psychologist Bjorn Sofke, 49. “But for most people, it is inconceivable that one fifth of violent assaults in partnerships come from women.” It’s a taboo, says Süfke, who works at the Men’s Helpline (0800-123.99.00), which was founded two years ago. In the first year, 1480 callers sought support … Read more