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Bill on Elimination of Violence Against Persons Enacted into Law (June 04, 2015) by Hanibal Goitom

On May 25, 2015, as one of his last acts in office, former Nigerian President Goodluck ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crime victims; Crimes against children; Crimes against women; Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

Prime Minister Announces New Push for National Approach to Domestic Violence (February 09, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On January 28, 2015, the Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, announced the establishment of a ...

Topic: Domestic violence; State and local government
Jurisdiction: Australia

Convention to Prevent and Combat Violence Against Women Enters into Force (August 12, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On August 1, 2014, the Council of Europe (COE) Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against ...

Topic: Crimes against women; Domestic violence; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Council of Europe

Protocol Adopted to Protect Children in Partner-Killing Cases (December 27, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a ...

Topic: Child custody; Crime and law enforcement; Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

New Regulation on Protection Against Abuse (September 10, 2013) by Issam Saliba

On August 26, 2013, the Council of Ministers of Saudi Arabia approved the Regulation to Protect ...

Topic: Criminal law and procedure; Domestic violence; Families
Jurisdiction: Saudi Arabia

Two Laws Amended to Better Protect Women (August 23, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed ...

Topic: Domestic violence; Families
Jurisdiction: Japan

Women Judges Voice Concern over Domestic Violence (July 08, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase ...

Topic: Domestic violence; Judges; Families
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Assistance to Battered Women (December 31, 2012) by Ruth Levush

On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Israel

Parliament Adopts Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence (March 15, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Legal Assistance for Domestic Violence Victims (March 15, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

According to a press release issued by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice [MSJ] on ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Netherlands

Law on Violence Against Women (September 20, 2010) by Nicole Atwill

The French Parliament has adopted Law 2010-769, of July 9, 2010, on Violence Against Women, Violence ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: France

Domestic Violence Law Enacted (November 18, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on November 14, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament passed into law the Domestic ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Bill on Domestic Violence (July 06, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

Mozambique: Bill on Domestic Violence

It was reported on June 29, 2009, that the ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Mozambique

Draft Law on Domestic Violence Criminalizes Abusive SMS Messages (June 25, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on June 21, 2009, that Fred Ruhindi, Minister of State for Justice and ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Protection from Domestic Violence (January 05, 2009) by Dario Ferreira

On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Peru

Prevention of Domestic Violence (April 02, 2008) by Ruth Levush

On March 4, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Prevention of Violence in ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Israel

Domestic Violence Law Amended (February 02, 2008) by Wendy Zeldin

On January 9, 2008, the Domestic Violence Prevention Law was amended. Article 10, item 3, now ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

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Last updated: June 04, 2015