When Battered Women are Arrested: A Growing Problem

This tool is designed to assist women who have been abused by their partner and arrested by the police. It is aimed at empowering women to get support and take action about the arrest.

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Battered Women's Support Services
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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.

Also available in:

Farsi (Persian) (PDF)
Punjabi (PDF)
Spanish (PDF)

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manuals & books
women arrest, abuse & family violence, abuse and family violence, domestic violence, leaving an abusive relationship, violence against women, women facing abuse, rights on arrest, assault