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SOUZA, Tatiana Machiavelli Carmo; SANTANA, Flávia Resende Moura  and  MARTINS, Thais Ferreira. Violence against women, civil police and public policies. Pesqui. prát. psicossociais [online]. 2018, vol.13, n.4, pp. 1-13. ISSN 1809-8908.

Violence against women (VCM) establishes itself as one of the main forms of violation of human rights, representing challenge for the police and for public policy. To meet the conceptions of civil police regarding VCM. From the qualitative perspective, data were obtained from the five participants by means of semi-structured interviews, individual, audiogravadas and transcribed in full. The treatment of the data was performed using content analysis, enabling construction of subsequent categories. Although legal domain about the laws, the participants demonstrated superficial knowledge about the psychological, social and cultural elements which allow the maintenance of VCM. It was found that the precarious implementation of public policies for combating the VCM undermines the effective Civil Police work.

Keywords : Domestic violence; Intrafamiliar violence; Public policy; Gender; Police.

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