publication . Article . 2009

Adressesperring som hjelpetiltak for voldsofre

Solgunn Eidheim;
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  • Published: 29 Apr 2009 Journal: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab, volume 96 (issn: 0029-1528, eissn: 2446-3051, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Aarhus University Library
  • Country: Norway
This article discusses results from an evaluation of confidential address tactics. Confidential addresses can be assigned to women and children who have been victims of domestic violence and cannot be protected in other ways. The evaluation shows that the most severe consequence of having a confidential address is social isolation since victims always have to be extremely cautious in order not to reveal their home locations. This not only limits a victim’s ability to keep contact with family and friends, but also her possibilities for establishing new social contacts. Life as a ‘secret citizen’ invokes a series of challenges because the use of public services an...
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