oa News and Views for Magistrates - A synchronised response to intimate partner violence



Extracted from text ... NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES NEWS & VIEWS FOR MAGISTRATES 2 2 A recent study by the Consortium on Violence Against Women made clear two crucial elements in improving implementation of the Domestic Violence Act (DVA). Firstly, constructive dialogue is needed with and between criminal justice personnel. Secondly, the current legal and social remedies need to be effective, especially relating to the risk of further harm to victims of domestic violence, the role of the courts in keeping perpetrators accountable and, stopping the cycle of violence. A few of the key challenges, cited by ..


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