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Amend the Domestic Violence Act


Rusni Tajari


Women's Aid Organisation (WAO)

Policy Code:

2c Women

Problem Statement / Issue:

The Domestic Violence Act (DVA) does not currently include non-married intimate partners within the scope of its protection against abuse.

Value(s) and Belief(s):

To recognise non-married intimate partner in the DVA

Proposal of Solution and Call to Action:

To amend Section 2 of the Domestic Violence Act (DVA) to include non-married intimate partners, in line with the best practices from other jurisdictions.


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