(Fuller, Rana SA, “The Importance of Confidentiality Between Domestic Violence Advocates and Domestic Violence Victims,” StopVAW, The Advocates for Human Rights)
For information on advocate/complainant/survivor privilege, see Family Violence: A Model State Code; Sec. 216; available in English; and Advocacy Guidelines, StopVAW, The Advocates for Human Rights; available in English.
For more on the relationship of advocates and complainant/survivors see: Davies, Jill (2008) “When Battered Women Stay…Advocacy Beyond Leaving”; available in English; and
National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa (2005) Uniform Protocol for the Management of Victims, Survivors, and Witnesses of Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences; available in English.
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