Publications | ELLA
21
Feb
2017
COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER

Women’s Political Representation as Key to Implementing Domestic Violence Laws: An Analysis of Ghana and Mexico

This paper argues that differing levels of gender institutionalisation Mexico and Ghana explain divergent outcomes in the implementation of domestic violence legislation in each country.

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7
Feb
2017
MULTIMEDIA

VIDEO: Domestic Violence study tour to Mexico

How can we find solutions to domestic violence? Can we learn from initiatives from other regions? A group of experts from Africa and Latin America met in Mexico during November 2016 to discuss these questions and to learn more about the way this country is trying to address domestic violence, both through laws and protection services.

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

[Spanish] INFOGRAPHIC: A comprehensive human rights approach to support women who’ve survived domestic violence

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Beyond Domestic Violence Laws in Latin America: Challenges for Protection Services for Survivors".

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Domestic violence laws in the spotlight: enhancing protection services for survivors in Mexico

This brief analyses the implementation of Mexico’s law on domestic violence and sets out recommendations on how to improve implementation.

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEF

Providing Stronger Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence in Ghana

Based on an in-depth study of one of only two shelters for domestic violence survivors in Ghana, this brief identifies policy interventions to improve protection services in the country, and recommends a model for shelters that is more suited to survivors’ needs.

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14
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: Improving domestic violence support in Ghana

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: Women’s Experiences and Perceptions of Protection Services in Ghana."

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6
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: Women’s Experiences and Perceptions of Protection Services in Ghana

This research reviews the response to Domestic Violence in Africa, focusing in on Ghana, and asks ‘What are women’s experiences and perceptions of protection services provided to survivors of domestic violence in Ghana?’ based on interviews at a shelter in Accra.

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30
Jun
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Beyond Domestic Violence Laws in Latin America: Challenges for Protection Services for Survivors

This research reviews the response to Domestic Violence in Latin America, focusing in on Mexico, and uses a series of in-depth interviews with survivors of domestic violence living in a shelter in Mexico City, to review their experience of the protection services that they received.

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22
Mar
2016
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

What Makes Domestic Violence Legislation More Effective?

This Paper analyses the role women play in promoting more effective legislations to confront Domestic Violence. It analyses their role in monitoring policies too, and highlights key action on how to accomplish this based on real examples.

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2
Jun
2015
DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER

Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: What Else Makes Responses to Domestic Violence Effective?

This research design and methods paper is a working document, and the first stage in the conduct of a joint comparative research in the topic of effective responses to domestic violence. The research will study the cases of Ghana and Mexico and analyse how and to what extent these lessons can be applied to other countries in Africa and Latin America.

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