"This handbook is based on the results of an expert group meeting on good practices in legislation to address violence against women, convened by the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women, in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, in May 2008"--Acknowledgements. U.N. document symbol: ST/ESA/329. U.N. sales number: E.10.IV.2.
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International legal and policy instruments and jurisprudence Regional legal and policy instruments and jurisprudence Model laws and strategies Human rights-based and comprehensive approach Implementation Monitoring and evaluation Definitions Prevention Protection, support, and assistance to complainants/survivors Rights of immigrant women Investigation Legal proceedings and evidence Protection orders Sentencing Civil lawsuits Family law Asylum law Checklist of steps to be taken when drafting legislation on violence against women.