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.
Geographic coverage: India
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)