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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/156853010X492024 Society and Animals 18 (2010) 183-203 brill.nl/soan Domestic Violence and Dog Care in New Providence, The Bahamas William J. Fielding The College of The Bahamas wfru@hotmail.com Abstract Although there has been much research on

In: Society & Animals

1 Introduction Domestic violence is one of the most important obstacles to promoting and protecting human rights in the Middle East and globally, particularly given its nature and the problems that accompany it, as well as the difficulty of disclosure and the multiplicity of legal, social

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In: Arab Law Quarterly

family reunification and following an assault by him which had been the culmination of a series of abuses against her, Brenda decided to separate from her husband. She contacted the local social services that assessed the case as a severe form of domestic violence. However, due to Brenda’s resistance the

In: European Journal of Migration and Law
Author: Sheena Swemmer

anthropocentric way and include groups of animals who experience vulnerability in different ways, such as being victims of violence in the home. Companion animals in households where there is domestic violence will be presented as a type of vulnerable group in need of protection. In identifying the gravity of

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from domestic violence advocates, many of whom have proposed policy critiques and solutions. In response to this jarring plight, the United States Congress implemented the Violence Against Women Act, hereafter the VAWA, a progressive U.S. law that was passed to improve criminal justice resources and

In: International Human Rights Law Review

January 31, 2012, Ngene confronted her husband about his incessant infidelity, and the man responded by beating the living daylight out of her. Ngene sustained various bruises, such that she began to bleed profusely and uncontrollably and was left to die by her husband. 2 Domestic violence is not only

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In: African Journal of Legal Studies

court, I intend to derive which norms the court affirms, and what sources underlie these norms, focusing on divorce cases where the wife accuses her husband of domestic violence. In this way, the paper shall demonstrate that divorce practices in cases of domestic violence cannot simply be called

In: Hawwa
Author: Olufemi Amao

) v United States 8 has significant implications for the responsibility of a State, including the United States as a member of the OAS, to protect victims of domestic violence and their children. Also of importance in this case, was the impact of the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human

In: International Human Rights Law Review

Domestic Violence: Arab States Domestic Violence: Canada Domestic Violence: Caucasus Domestic Violence: Central Asia Domestic Violence: Iran and Afghanistan Domestic Violence: Israel Domestic Violence: Ottoman Empire Domestic Violence: South Asia Domestic Violence: Sub-Saharan Africa Domestic

of the legal effects of the Istanbul Convention in light of constitutional debates pertaining to sex and/or gender. 2 Background The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence of 11 May 2011 (the Istanbul Convention or the

In: International Human Rights Law Review