Low-threshold emergency call assistance

Low-threshold emergency call assistance

German Zonta clubs join forces to establish Mask 19 in Germany, following the French and Spanish models. Women affected by domestic violence say the code word Mask 19 in pharmacies, doctors’ surgeries and clinics. Pharmacists and doctors call the police for them. The reason why: Affected persons are usually controlled by their partner and hardly find a way to call the police themselves.

Read the press release here in German and here in English