Domestic Violence and International Law

ISBN-10: 1849463573
ISBN-13: 9781849463577
Authors: Bonita Meyersfeld
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'Domestic Violence and International Law' argues that certain forms of domestic violence are a violation of international human rights law. The argument is based on the international law principle that, where a state fails to protect a vulnerable group of people from harm, whether perpetrated by the state or private actors, it has breached its obligations to protect against human rights violation. This book provides a comprehensive legal analysis for why a state should be accountable in international law for allowing women to suffer extreme forms of domestic violence and how this can help individual victims. It is irrelevant that the violence is perpetrated by individuals and not state…    
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Number of pages: 368 Dimensions: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.188 lbs. Language: English