oa News and Views for Magistrates - Linking HIV / Aids and domestic violence in the courts

Volume 2004, Issue 07
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Extracted from text ... NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES 6 This research project was undertaken to assist in the development of a new training course offered by LRG that will sensitise magistrates to the links between domestic violence and HIV/ Aids and its impact on their work. Fieldwork was done in three provinces: the Western Cape, Limpopo and the Eastern Cape, and sites were chosen to represent a variety of demographic groups, resource contexts and a mix between urban and rural courts. Few magistrates reported dealing with HIV/Aids when asked about their experiences in their courts. While most magistrates reported that HIV/Aids was a ..

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