In Ukraine the situation is complicated by Russia’s aggression in the Donbas

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According to research, every third woman in the world were subjected to violence – physical, psychological, economic or sexual, said Parliament Commissioner for human rights Lyudmila Denisova on his page on the social network Facebook.

“This is a terrible phenomenon exists in every country, recognizes no borders, no material wealth, nationality or culture,” she wrote.

The Ombudsman also stressed that in Ukraine the situation is complicated by because of Russia’s military aggression in the Donbas. According to Denisova, in situations of armed conflict violence against women increases significantly.

“Women should not remain silent. It is necessary to seek legal, medical, social and psychological assistance. Abused you can not!” called the Ombudsman.

As reported, in our country, for the assistance of law enforcement was used only 2% of women affected by domestic violence.