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Creating a Domestic Violence Court: Combat in the Trenches

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dc.coverage.spatial Estados Unidos
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-07T15:21:30Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-07T15:21:30Z
dc.identifier.uri http://desa1.cejamericas.org:8080/handle/2015/465
dc.description.abstract The prevalence and incidence of domestic violence makes it a major public health problem for many women, with over a third of women treated in emergency rooms having been injured by intimate partners.1 Since colonial times, and espe- cially over the past 30 years, legal reforms aimed at protecting women from domestic violence have failed at a national and a local level. With half of all battered women living in house- holds with children, these children are at risk for repeating the cycle of violence
dc.title Creating a Domestic Violence Court: Combat in the Trenches


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