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Domestic Violence Victims, Decision-making, Dis-empowerment & Empowerment


One of the issues which confront women who have been victims of violence, is their capacity and ability to contribute to the decision to commence and seek a remedy via civil or criminal proceedings.

We know that domestic violence in all its forms is designed to dliever disempowerment of both women and men, whereas in the past the courts have been inclined to focus only on the issues confronting women.