Violence in Relationship


See Fede­ral Minis­try for Fami­ly Affairs, Seni­or Citi­zens, Women and Youth, 2011 Berlin


We are tal­king about women, well awa­re that all per­sons who are not iden­ti­fy­ing as Cis-Male are affec­ted by gen­der-based vio­lence and also Cis-Males are affec­ted by patri­ar­chal vio­lence. Howe­ver, as we are dis­cus­sing gen­der-based vio­lence against women and tho­se who read fema­le in this infor­ma­ti­on cam­paign, we are also spe­ci­fi­cal­ly addres­sing them. If you iden­ti­fy as que­er / LGTBIQ* and have been affec­ted by vio­lence, feel free to cont­act:
Rosa­Lin­de e.V.,


146,655 cases of inti­ma­te part­ner vio­lence with 148,031 vic­tims, (2019: 139,833 cases = +4.9%; 141,792 vic­tims = +4.4%), of which 80.5% are fema­le (119,164) and 19.5% are male (28,867); Cri­mi­nal Sta­tis­tics Ana­ly­sis, Inti­ma­te Part­ner Vio­lence, report­ing year 2020




Weg­wei­ser e.V., with its head­quar­ters in Böh­len, is com­mit­ted to women’s and fami­ly poli­cy and offers psy­cho­so­cial help and coun­sel­ling for fami­lies, par­ents and child­ren. This is whe­re you can turn if you have expe­ri­en­ced vio­lence: / 034206 — 53756. The cont­act details of the coun­sel­ling cent­re against dome­stic vio­lence and stal­king are: Lan­ge Str. 50, 04668 Grim­ma, Tel: 03437–708478, in case of emer­gen­cy: 0177–3039219, FAX; 03437–708477, Email:

The nati­on­wi­de hel­pli­ne “Gewalt gegen Frau­en“ (Vio­lence against Women) is a nati­on­wi­de coun­sel­ling ser­vice for women who have expe­ri­en­ced or are still expe­ri­en­cing vio­lence. Qua­li­fied coun­sell­ors con­fi­den­ti­al­ly assist tho­se see­king help and, if neces­sa­ry, refer them to local sup­port ser­vices, such as a women’s coun­sel­ling cent­re or a women’s shel­ter in the vici­ni­ty. Rela­ti­ves, fri­ends and pro­fes­sio­nals are also advi­sed anony­mously and free of char­ge

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