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Domestic Violence and Child Abuse in Georgia

Date: December 1, 2006
Document: domestic_violence_and_child_abuse_in_georgia_-_web_version_2.pdf
Country: Georgia
Type: Report
Issues: Children's Rights , Gender-Based Violence , International Advocacy , Women's Rights

An Assessment of Current Standings of Law and Practice Regarding Domestic Abuse and Child Abuse in Georgia, and Recommendations for Future United Nations Country Team Involvement. Co-authored by The Advocates for Human Rights and the Institute for Policy Studies in Georgia, the report has been published in English and Georgian by the United Nations Country Team in Georgia. It combines a review of current research on the topic with interviews of legal, medical and social service professionals to assess the problems of domestic violence and child abuse in Georgia, and the response of governmental agencies, international institutions and social service agencies to these complex issues. The report includes specific recommendations to relevant agencies in Georgia and a commentary on Georgia’s domestic violence law. ISBN: 99928-0-821-7