Stop violence against women: How to use international criminal law to campaign for gender-sensitive law reform

Index Number: IOR 40/007/2005

This guide has been created as a tool for Amnesty International and other non-governmental organizations, in particular women’s groups, to campaign for national legal reform on the criminalization of violence against women that meets the highest standards of international practice. It aims to provide greater detail in one specific area – criminal law – than other campaigning documents produced so far as part of Amnesty International’s global Stop Violence Against Women campaign.

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