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Report: UK and Italian Law enforcement together against sexual assault

The guide provides the necessary information to file the complaint with the Italian State Police and access help and protection guaranteed in Italy, including the so-called ‘Code Red’, which can make the judicial response to claims of intimate violence more effective and timelier. Knowing that the police force is at our aspect, ” concluded the ambassador, “reassures us. The leaflet  presented today is intended to reach  not only British citizens but anyone that, not being fluent in Italian, is able to understand British and has been a sufferer of sexual violence within Italy. the interest towards crimes against females is a priority of the Main Anti-Crime Directorate and the effort presented today represents an additional step to help victims defend themselves against any kind of gender-related abuse; the tutorial is the result of a particular awareness nurtured towards the victims of sexual violence, a tragic experience, for which it is necessary to minimise the risk of the so- called secondary victimisation, which may be even greater if the person will not know the Italian language and how police and medical institutions in our country work. For your Central Anti-Crime Director of the State Police, Francesco Messina:

The protection of Uk citizens in Italy is among the priorities of our diplomatic mission. I am very grateful towards the Polizia di Stato for this opportunity, which will allow us to more effectively assist Uk citizens and those who are unable to master the Italian language. I would really prefer to thank the Polizia di Stato for the awareness and professionalism they have consistently demonstrated in the handling and prevention of this vile kind of crime.  

Thanks to this initiative, the particular Italian State Police can make this pamphlet available in all police headquarters and other offices of the Italian State Law enforcement and Carabinieri, and on the institutional website www.poliziadistato.it.

British Ambassador, Edward Llewellyn, and Francesco Messina, the Director of the Central Anti- Crime Italian language State Police met these days at Villa Wolkonsky to provide a new English-language pamphlet made to explain essential information and protection measures for victims of sexual abuse within Italy. The pamphlet is the result of a determined collaboration between the British Embassy in Italy and the Anti-Crime Directorate of the Italian State Police.

The particular British Ambassador, Edward Llewellyn, said:


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