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Over the last decade, New Zealand has made significant efforts to address an acute social problem—violence against women. In New Zealand, it is estimated that one in three women has been a victim of domestic violence. In an effort to combat the problem, New Zealand has enacted legislation and regulations which aim to prevent and eliminate domestic violence. It has also created visible public education campaigns calling upon people to stop “family violence” as it is called in New Zealand.

Start Date

2008

Subjects

Human Rights Law | Law and Gender

Publisher

Leitner Center for International Law and Justice

City

New York

Keywords

New Zealand, domestic violence, family violence

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