Federal Government denied necessary responsibility for ensuring an adequate protection of violence affected women Federal Government denied necessary responsibility for ensuring an adequate protection of violence affected women. Women’s advice centre, emergency calls and houses request a guaranteed land financing of the help system instead of the current, always uncertain and administrative complex mixed financing for years. Despite significant gaps and a reduction due to the shrinking aid offer for violence-affected women, negates the Government a structural deficiency and insists on keeping the ailing financing of a system of assistance which a substantial increase in demand is imminent. Often up to 25% of its human resources must use Hamburg, 17.08.12. women’s advice centre to ensure the wide level of the institution. These resources are missing in the violence-affected women advice.
The guiding principle for the protection of victims of violence guided in the study of the BMFSFJ calls for timely consulting access etc. Concerned, as well as independent consulting with affected children, advice and accompaniment to the victims rights and access to services to the psychological processing of the experiences. The current supply not do justice to this mission statement: the waiting time for a consultation appointment amounts to some two to three weeks. In rural areas, also the “next” counselling is often too far away to be reached. Necessary intervention offers are not possible due to the lack of human resources, although professional knowledge and skills are available. The wait time for therapy courses is more than six months, the specific knowledge is missing many therapists to successfully treat victims of domestic violence.
Deletion of posts and resources search deter women’s counselling centres and homes, maintain sufficient publicity. Women, the only mental-verbal or other non-physical violence experienced in their partnership are due to the structure and dynamics of Abuse relationships often unaware that her experience subject to domestic violence, they are entitled to help and how/where they get it. “Many women are totally surprised when they hear that women’s counselling centres and women’s shelters are open to women, suffer the”only”psychological violence”, Kerstin describes Zander, founder of re-empowerment.de and spokeswoman of the Association, the situation. Also, some virtually abstruse ideas existed about life in a women’s refuge. The beginning of 2013-launching nationwide hotline shall inform about available assistance and establish a pilot function for women affected in the help system. Concrete proposals be made to deal with the then rising demand. re-empowerment is an information and Exchange platform for women affected by violence of partnership with around 2000 Active members. The homonymous non-profit association was founded in 2009. Kerstin Zander –