Staying Alive: Evaluating Court Orders

Legal action in cases of domestic violence has been compromised and diluted by the negative bias and prejudice of an important section of advocates, judges and government officials. These are some of the findings of this Sixth Monitoring and Evaluation Report of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act. Supported by UN Women, this was conducted by the Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative.

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Languages available: English

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Geographic coverage: Asia and the Pacific; India

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls; Domestic violence/interpersonal violence; Access to justice and legal protection; Access to justice and legal protection; Human rights; Women’s rights

Resource type: Evaluation reports

Publication year: 2013

Number of pages: 170

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