President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a law providing increased punishment for domestic and gender-based violence in July 2021.
The law provides a victim with compensation for material and moral harm caused by domestic violence. However it is important to note that a victim should understand first of all that he/she got trapped into domestic violence and contact competent services for help.
It is important to know about types and manifestations of domestic violence in order to spot that a person becomes a victim of one. iDemocracy team has elaborated an instruction explaining what types of violence are there and what are their indicators. The instruction also provides some information about centers you can contact for help and support.