338 new of reported domestic violence cases in a year

Domestic Violence

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

338 new cases of domestic violence were reported in 2017, a decrease by 10 cases when compared to the previous year.

The statistic which was tabled in parliament,  shows that the 91 cases were filed on physical and emotional abuse.  19 new cases of physical abuse were filed while 17 new cases of emotional abuse and emotional neglect were filed by the victims.

It also emerged that three new cases were filed on human trafficking. While 87 new cases of domestic violence were not classified into one of the 34 categories.