Resources for Implementing Laws

American Bar Association (USA), Standards of Practice for Lawyers Representing Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking in Civil Protection Order Cases.

Battered Women’s Justice Project (USA), Domestic Violence Risk Assessment Bench Guide.

Battered Women’s Justice Project (USA), Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence.

Commonwealth Secretariat, Guidelines for Police Training on Violence Against Women and Child Sexual Abuse (1999).

Equality Now/SOAWR, A Guide to Using the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa for Legal Action (2011).

Inter Press Service, Reporting Gender-based Violence (2009).

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health (USA), Representing Domestic Violence Survivors Who Are Experiencing Trauma and Other Mental Health Challenges.

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (USA), The Greenbook (1999).

Praxis International, Blueprint for Safety.

Praxis International, Essential Skills in Coordinating Your Community Response to Battering: An E-Learning Course for CCR Coordinators.

Praxis International, Safety and Accountability Audit Logistics Guide.

Ptacek, James, Battered Women in the Courtroom: The Power of Judicial Responses (1999).

Redress, Litigation Strategies for Sexual Violence in Africa (2012).

Religions for Peace, Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit for Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women (2009).

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Practical Implications of Current Domestic Violence Research: For Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Judges (2009).

UN Women, Handbook for National Action Plans on Violence Against Women (2012).

UNFPA, Programming to Address Violence Against Women: 10 Case Studies (2006).

UNFPA, Programming to Address Violence Against Women: 8 Case Studies vol. 2 (2008).

UNIFEM, A Life Free of Violence is Our Right! (2007).

UN Women, Domestic Violence: Legislation and its Implementation (2009).

UNIFEM, Picturing a Life Free from Violence: Media and Communications Strategies to End Violence Against Women.

University of Pretoria, The Impact of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa on violence against women in six selected Southern African countries: An Advocacy Tool (2009).

USA, St. Paul Blueprint for Safety (2009).

USA, The Duluth Model (Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs).

USAID, A Call to Act: Engaging Religious Leaders and Communities in Addressing Gender-based Violence and HIV (2009).

USAID, Annual Report on Good Practices, Lessons Learned, and Success Stories (2006).

USAID, Mobilizing Religious Communities to Respond to Gender-based Violence and HIV: A Training Manual (2009).

Women’s Justice Center (USA), Tips for Social Workers, Counselors, Health Workers, Teachers, Clergy, and Others Helping Victims of Rape, Domestic Violence, and Child Abuse.