Model Law on Violence against Women: Domestic Violence

Citation:

Model Law on Violence against Women: Domestic Violence. The Protection Project: Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies [Internet]. 2010.

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Model Law on Violence Against Women: Domestic Violence, The Protection Project at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in cooperation with the Alexandria Regional Center for Women’s Health and Development

This Law takes into consideration the following principles that guide its implementation and interpretation:

  1. Respect for the human rights of women, their integrity and dignity;

  2. Non‐discrimination and the principle of equality;

  3. A gender‐sensitive approach;

  4. A victim‐centered approach

  5. The best interest of the child as a member of the family. 

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