Amend the Domestic Violence Act
Women's Aid Organisation (WAO)
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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