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A Gender Perspective on State Support for Crime Victims in Switzerland

Kersten, Anne ; Budowski, Monica

In: International Journal of Conflict and Violence, 2016, vol. 10, no. 1, p. 127-140

Violence causes physical and mental harm to others, and victims must find ways of coping with their injuries. Since the middle of the 20th century, the effects of violence and crime on the victim have become an increasingly important topic in politics and society. Many countries in the industrialised world have enacted programmes and laws designed to uphold the needs and rights of victims. Such...