Friday, 31 May 2013 10:05

POLICE v PIUILA

In sentencing the offender for manslaughter, the court considered it an aggravating factor that it was an assault by a husband on his wife.

Published in Violence
Friday, 31 May 2013 09:28

OPUZ v TURKEY

State parties to the European Convention on Human Rights must not only refrain from violating human rights through their own actions and those of their agents, but must also act to safeguard the rights of those within its jurisdiction.

Published in Violence
Friday, 31 May 2013 09:24

R v TANG

Women who consented to engage in prostitution could still be regarded as held in a condition of slavery where they were in fact subject to powers of control generally associated with ownership.

Published in Violence
Friday, 31 May 2013 09:20

MINISTER OF IMMIGRATION v KHAWAR

The discriminatory failure of a State to take action against perpetrators of domestic violence against women can be the basis of a claim to refugee status.

Published in Violence
Tuesday, 09 April 2013 15:46

Changing Laws, Protecting Women

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SPC’s Regional Rights Resource Team receives core funding from the Australian Government and additional project support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Pacific Leadership Programme (PLP), European Union (EU) and the German Development Bank (KfW).