Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Domestic violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Protocol Adopted to Protect Children in Partner-Killing Cases http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403808_text Child custody; Crime and law enforcement; Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403808_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Two Laws Amended to Better Protect Women http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403676_text Domestic violence; Families - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403676_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: Women Judges Voice Concern over Domestic Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403631_text Domestic violence; Judges; Families - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403631_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Assistance to Battered Women http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403440_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403440_text Global Legal Monitor: Turkey: Parliament Adopts Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403030_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's Day, designed to prevent violence against women. In the words of the lawyer and women's rights activist Nazan Moroglu, passage... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403030_text Global Legal Monitor: Netherlands: Legal Assistance for Domestic Violence Victims http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402571_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's Day, designed to prevent violence against women. In the words of the lawyer and women's rights activist Nazan Moroglu, passage According to a press release issued by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice [MSJ] on March 1, 2011, as of that date services to victims of domestic violence will be expanded by Victims Support Netherlands... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402571_text Global Legal Monitor: France: Law on Violence Against Women http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402253_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's Day, designed to prevent violence against women. In the words of the lawyer and women's rights activist Nazan Moroglu, passage According to a press release issued by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice [MSJ] on March 1, 2011, as of that date services to victims of domestic violence will be expanded by Victims Support Netherlands The French Parliament has adopted Law 2010-769, of July 9, 2010, on Violence Against Women, Violence Between Spouses, and the Effects of These Types of Violence on Children, which sets forth new means of protection against... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402253_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: Domestic Violence Law Enacted http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401674_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's Day, designed to prevent violence against women. In the words of the lawyer and women's rights activist Nazan Moroglu, passage According to a press release issued by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice [MSJ] on March 1, 2011, as of that date services to victims of domestic violence will be expanded by Victims Support Netherlands The French Parliament has adopted Law 2010-769, of July 9, 2010, on Violence Against Women, Violence Between Spouses, and the Effects of These Types of Violence on Children, which sets forth new means of protection against It was reported on November 14, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament passed into law the Domestic Violence Bill of 2009, which seeks to protect the victims and provides for the punishment of perpetrators of the crime... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 18 Nov 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401674_text Global Legal Monitor: Mozambique: Bill on Domestic Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401405_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's Day, designed to prevent violence against women. In the words of the lawyer and women's rights activist Nazan Moroglu, passage According to a press release issued by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice [MSJ] on March 1, 2011, as of that date services to victims of domestic violence will be expanded by Victims Support Netherlands The French Parliament has adopted Law 2010-769, of July 9, 2010, on Violence Against Women, Violence Between Spouses, and the Effects of These Types of Violence on Children, which sets forth new means of protection against It was reported on November 14, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament passed into law the Domestic Violence Bill of 2009, which seeks to protect the victims and provides for the punishment of perpetrators of the crime Mozambique: Bill on Domestic Violence It was reported on June 29, 2009, that the Mozambican Parliament unanimously passed the first reading of a bill on domestic violence and sent it to committee for work... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 06 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401405_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: Draft Law on Domestic Violence Criminalizes Abusive SMS Messages http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401379_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's Day, designed to prevent violence against women. In the words of the lawyer and women's rights activist Nazan Moroglu, passage According to a press release issued by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice [MSJ] on March 1, 2011, as of that date services to victims of domestic violence will be expanded by Victims Support Netherlands The French Parliament has adopted Law 2010-769, of July 9, 2010, on Violence Against Women, Violence Between Spouses, and the Effects of These Types of Violence on Children, which sets forth new means of protection against It was reported on November 14, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament passed into law the Domestic Violence Bill of 2009, which seeks to protect the victims and provides for the punishment of perpetrators of the crime Mozambique: Bill on Domestic Violence It was reported on June 29, 2009, that the Mozambican Parliament unanimously passed the first reading of a bill on domestic violence and sent it to committee for work It was reported on June 21, 2009, that Fred Ruhindi, Minister of State for Justice and Constitutional Affairs and Deputy Attorney General, introduced in the parliament a new bill, Domestic Violence Bill 2009, designed to extend... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 25 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401379_text Global Legal Monitor: Peru: Protection from Domestic Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540900_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's Day, designed to prevent violence against women. In the words of the lawyer and women's rights activist Nazan Moroglu, passage According to a press release issued by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice [MSJ] on March 1, 2011, as of that date services to victims of domestic violence will be expanded by Victims Support Netherlands The French Parliament has adopted Law 2010-769, of July 9, 2010, on Violence Against Women, Violence Between Spouses, and the Effects of These Types of Violence on Children, which sets forth new means of protection against It was reported on November 14, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament passed into law the Domestic Violence Bill of 2009, which seeks to protect the victims and provides for the punishment of perpetrators of the crime Mozambique: Bill on Domestic Violence It was reported on June 29, 2009, that the Mozambican Parliament unanimously passed the first reading of a bill on domestic violence and sent it to committee for work It was reported on June 21, 2009, that Fred Ruhindi, Minister of State for Justice and Constitutional Affairs and Deputy Attorney General, introduced in the parliament a new bill, Domestic Violence Bill 2009, designed to extend On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 05 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540900_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Prevention of Domestic Violence http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540353_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's Day, designed to prevent violence against women. In the words of the lawyer and women's rights activist Nazan Moroglu, passage According to a press release issued by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice [MSJ] on March 1, 2011, as of that date services to victims of domestic violence will be expanded by Victims Support Netherlands The French Parliament has adopted Law 2010-769, of July 9, 2010, on Violence Against Women, Violence Between Spouses, and the Effects of These Types of Violence on Children, which sets forth new means of protection against It was reported on November 14, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament passed into law the Domestic Violence Bill of 2009, which seeks to protect the victims and provides for the punishment of perpetrators of the crime Mozambique: Bill on Domestic Violence It was reported on June 29, 2009, that the Mozambican Parliament unanimously passed the first reading of a bill on domestic violence and sent it to committee for work It was reported on June 21, 2009, that Fred Ruhindi, Minister of State for Justice and Constitutional Affairs and Deputy Attorney General, introduced in the parliament a new bill, Domestic Violence Bill 2009, designed to extend On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the On March 4, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Prevention of Violence in the Family Law 5751-1991. The 1991 Law authorizes the court to issue an order for the protection of an individual... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540353_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Domestic Violence Law Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540214_text Domestic violence - On December 1, 2013, a new protocol on custody of children in the event of a partner killing took effect in the Netherlands. It was developed under the aegis of the Dutch Ministry of Security and The Diet, Japan's legislature, at the end of its regular session in late June 2013 passed legislation to revise the country's anti-domestic violence law and the anti-stalking control law. Before the revisions were adopted, there were On June 18, 2013, a group of female judges in Uganda expressed concern over the increase in gender-based domestic violence and abuse in their country. (Domestic Violence Cases Soar, NEW VISION (June 18, On November 5, 2012, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Welfare Services (Adaptation Grant for Women Who Have Stayed in a Shelter for Battered Women) Law, 5773-2012. The Law provides for an adaptation grant for any Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's Day, designed to prevent violence against women. In the words of the lawyer and women's rights activist Nazan Moroglu, passage According to a press release issued by the Netherlands Ministry of Security and Justice [MSJ] on March 1, 2011, as of that date services to victims of domestic violence will be expanded by Victims Support Netherlands The French Parliament has adopted Law 2010-769, of July 9, 2010, on Violence Against Women, Violence Between Spouses, and the Effects of These Types of Violence on Children, which sets forth new means of protection against It was reported on November 14, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament passed into law the Domestic Violence Bill of 2009, which seeks to protect the victims and provides for the punishment of perpetrators of the crime Mozambique: Bill on Domestic Violence It was reported on June 29, 2009, that the Mozambican Parliament unanimously passed the first reading of a bill on domestic violence and sent it to committee for work It was reported on June 21, 2009, that Fred Ruhindi, Minister of State for Justice and Constitutional Affairs and Deputy Attorney General, introduced in the parliament a new bill, Domestic Violence Bill 2009, designed to extend On November 25, 2008, the Peruvian Congress amended existing laws to provide greater protections for victims of domestic violence. Law No. 29282, enacted after the incorporation of observations submitted by President Alan Garcia Perez, amends the On March 4, 2008, the Knesset (Parliament) passed an amendment to the Prevention of Violence in the Family Law 5751-1991. The 1991 Law authorizes the court to issue an order for the protection of an individual On January 9, 2008, the Domestic Violence Prevention Law was amended. Article 10, item 3, now specifies that the docket fee is waived for the filing of a request for, revocation, alteration, extension, and appeal of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540214_text