Issue 8, Winter 2003/2004 - Update on legal issues
Highlights include :
UK prosecutors look to the future
The CPS is improving its prosecution of domestic violence cases across the UK. Joanne Parsons, the Policy Directorate for Domestic Violence, reports on plans and projects for the future.
Do these children matter?
Hilary Saunders, Children's Policy Officer at Women's Aid National Office, reflects on Women's Aid's latest child contact research and asks why the government is not prepared to do more.
Hostages to the Hague Convention?
The number of women abducting their children to escape domestic violence is growing, writes safe Editor Samantha Brown.
New York's successful integrated courts
A 'one family - one judge' approach has revolutionised the court process for domestic violence survivors in New York State. Bruna DiBiase writes on the success of Integrated Domestic Violence courts.
Plus all the latest news, research, book reviews and events.