When Battered Women are Arrested- a Toolkit for Front Line Workers

A growing number of women accessing our services have been arrested for allegedly perpetrating violence against their partners, despite the fact that in all cases women were being abused by their partners. This tool is designed to assist advocates to provide information, support, and advocacy.

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produced by
Battered Women's Support Services
produced in
2010
last reviewed
January 2010 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
manuals & books
tags
violence against women, arrest, women arrest, leaving an abusive relationship, family violence, abuse and family violence, abuse & family violence, women facing abuse