Domestic Violence Legislation and its Implementation: An Analysis for ASEAN Countries Based on International Standards and Good Practices

Authors/editor(s): Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative, India

The issue of domestic violence has emerged as one of the primary public policy concerns in countries around the world. Countries in the ASEAN region have embarked on important initiatives in order to address the issue of domestic violence. It is in this context that sharing “good practices” and discussing comparative perspectives from initiatives around the world has provided recommendations and a template for developing common regional standards, reiterating that there is no impunity for violence.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: India

Subject area(s): Human rights; Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Resource type: Case studies

Publication year: 2013

Number of pages: 74

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)