TITLE

RECONCEPTUALIZING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

AUTHOR(S)
Meyersfeld, Bonita C.
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2003, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p371
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the problem of domestic violence and proposes an approach, through international law, towards finding a solution. Manifestations of criminalized gender-based harm, according the principle in international human rights law that violence against women is a human rights violation; Instances where domestic law is unable to protect victims and apprehend their perpetrators; Definitions of domestic violence, according to the South African Domestic Violence Act of 1998.
ACCESSION #
14016799

 

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