Georgia Risk Assessment for Domestic Abuse (GRADA) to be Implemented in Fall of 2018

Partners and participants at Global Rights for Women’s November 2017 GRADA training in Georgia.

By Melissa Scaia, Global Rights for Women Director of International Training

On July 13, 2018 police authorities in the Republic of Georgia made a milestone policy shift in the police response to domestic violence. Global Rights for Women worked with the Georgia Ministry of Internal Affairs and the United Nations to make this transformative change.  Now, all police officers in Georgia will evaluate risks for lethality and re-abuse by domestic violence offenders in order to identify and protect victims…

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