International Day in Support of Victims of Crime

22 February in 1990 the British government published a "Charter for Victims of Crime┬╗ (Victim's Charter: Statement of the Rights of Victims of Crime). Since then, throughout the civilized and democratic world celebrate unofficially support victims of crime.

The problem of social rehabilitation of victims of crime in the community is beginning to worry the end of the last century. In September 1985, the Seventh United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders adopted the Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power. November 29 in 1985, the General Assembly adopted the declaration, first developed by the universal principles of support and protection of victims of crime and abuse of power.

Now in a number of countries have adopted laws and to protect victims of criminal acts, their social rehabilitation, compensation for material and moral damages. In the world of acting and 200 assistance programs for victims of crime. Ranging from programs for victims of sexual violence to municipal services crime scene cleaners and mechanics, are inserted free locks and repair doors with burglary.

These programs really help people cope with stress, get out of the crisis Finally, simply provide material assistance and moral support.