oa News and Views for Magistrates - HIV / AIDS : what magistrates have been doing

Volume 2004, Issue 09
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Extracted from text ... NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES 6 LRG launched a two-pronged programme on the intersectionality of HIV/AIDS and gender based violence and how this impacts on the decisions magistrates make earlier this year. (see News and Views, July 2004) The workshops aimed at assisting magistrates develop skills to deal effectively with people affected by HIV/AIDS in the context of genderbased violence, bail and sentencing. Magistrates were also trained so that through their judgements they could demonstrate an understanding of the link between gender-based violence when violations of protection orders occur. This knowledge would also equip them to raise awareness with ..

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