• Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • Building Comprehensive Solutions
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Meeting International Human Rights Obligations to Offer Effective Remedies

General Material

This paper recommends the use of international laws and human rights conventions when a country's laws are silent or ambiguous about whether relief can be awarded in civil and criminal court to women and children who are being abused.