Handbook for Legislation on Violence against Women

Auteurs / éditeurs : UN Women

The Handbook serves as a useful tool in supporting efforts to provide justice, support, protection and remedies to victims and to hold perpetrators accountable.

The Handbook first outlines the international and regional legal and policy frameworks which mandate States to enact and implement comprehensive and effective laws to address violence against women. It then presents a model framework for legislation on violence against women, divided into fourteen chapters. Finally, the Handbook provides users with a checklist of considerations to be kept in mind when drafting legislation on violence against women.

This Handbook intends to provide all stakeholders with detailed guidance to support the adoption and effective implementation of legislation which prevents violence against women, punishes perpetrators, and ensures the rights of survivors everywhere.

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Thèmes : Autonomisation économique; Élimination de la violence contre les femmes et les filles

Resource Type: Manuels / guides

Bureau d’ONU Femmes impliqué dans la production : Siège d’ONU Femmes

Année de publication : 2012

Nombre de pages : 68

Publishing Entities: Entité des Nations Unies pour l'égalité des sexes et l'autonomisation des femmes