MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: Implementing Domestic Violence Legislation
Click on the image to see the infographic on full size Authored by CEGENSA as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones Prácticas...
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COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER
Women’s Political Representation as Key to Implementing Domestic Violence Laws: An Analysis of Ghana and Mexico
Ghana and Mexico, like many other countries since 1990, have passed domestic violence legislation in response to calls from both domestic and international actors. But, after passing these laws, they...
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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...
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MULTIMEDIA
[Spanish] INFOGRAPHIC: A comprehensive human rights approach to support women who’ve survived domestic violence
Authored by the Fundar as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones Prácticas Consultoría). To see the full Research Paper, visit: Beyond Domestic...
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BRIEF
Domestic violence laws in the spotlight: enhancing protection services for survivors in Mexico
The Latin American convention on gender-based violence, known as Belém do Pará, creates obligations for individual countries to address domestic violence. Therefore, almost all countries in the region have legislative...
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BRIEF
Providing Stronger Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence in Ghana
Ghana passed the domestic violence act as far back as 2007 but the absence of a legal instrument backing the law has left the provision and coordination of support services,...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: Improving domestic violence support in Ghana
Authored by CEGENSA as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin America (Soluciones Prácticas Consultoría). To see the full Research Paper, visit: Beyond Domestic...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: Women’s Experiences and Perceptions of Protection Services in Ghana
In the first part of the paper, particular attention is given to the different ways in which the institutional model has been developed in Africa in general and in Ghana...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Beyond Domestic Violence Laws in Latin America: Challenges for Protection Services for Survivors
The feminist and human rights movements in the Latin America Region have made public the discussion of violence against women as a social and multifaceted problem embedded in the private,...
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DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER
Beyond Domestic Violence Laws: What Else Makes Responses to Domestic Violence Effective?
In the last twenty-five years, there has been growing recognition both from the academic and activist communities that domestic violence is a public issue worthy of attention. The response has...
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