21 SEPTEMBER 2017 / The SNF supports training program on the association between animal abuse and domestic violence

From September 18th to 23rd, a training program exploring the theme ”The cycle of violence. Children and animal abuse”, was held in the premises of the School of Further Education and Training of the Hellenic Police Force. The training sessions, coordinated by experts – educators U.S. officials, was addressed to Greek police officers, Coast Guard officers and judicial officers.

The educational seminars were the result of the collaboration between the Panhellenic Animal Welfare Federation, the NGO “Alliance for Greece” and the Hellenic Police Force with the purpose of raising the issue of the connection between animal abuse, domestic violence and other instances of violence, as well as identifying ways to tackle such cases of abuse. 

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation supports, among others, the police training sessions.

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