The Ministry of Justice is responsible for the administration of ordinary civil and criminal justice, which is one of the most important services provided to the citizens by the State. It consists of the Central Offices working directly and four Departments including the Department for Juvenile Justice responsible for the protection of victims’ interests.
The Ministry of Justice:
The Ministry of Interior is responsible for the management of Solidarity Funds, which provide compensation for victims of crimes, especially for victims of mafia crimes under Statute 512/99, terrorism and usury (money-lending with an illegal rate of interest).
The Ministry of Interior:
The National Association of Centres against Violence is the first Italian association of independent women's centres and shelters against violence, which aims to build a national political process and promote actions to trigger a cultural change for the transformation of Italian society with regard to the phenomenon of male violence against women.
The National Association of Centres against Violence:
Doppia Difesa Foundation is a significant non-profit organisation, established in 2005, which aims to help women and children subject to violence and discrimination.
The Doppia Difesa Foundation:
Association of Families of Victims of the Mafia is an organisation set up by the relatives of mafia victims. The organisation’s main purpose is the equality of all victims under a single legislation and the abolition of the offensive "labels" which are affixed to each victim.
The Association of Families of Victims of the Mafia:
Emilia Romagna Foundation for Victims of Crime is the first foundation of this kind in the country, established by the Region Emilia Romagna, which gives immediate support to victims of crimes. Members of the foundation are several cities and local municipalities of the Region Emilia Romagna.
Emilia Romagna Foundation for Victims of Crime:
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