Going Somewhere Slowly? A Comparison of the Implementation of the Domestic Violence Act (no. 116 of 1998) in an Urban and Semi-urban Site

Going Somewhere Slowly? A Comparison of the Implementation of the Domestic Violence Act (no. 116 of 1998) in an Urban and Semi-urban Site

The study aimed to monitor similarities and differences in the implementation of the Domestic Violence Act (DVA) (no. 116 of 1998) in two different geographical settings (Alberton and Temba court), and to compare these findings with data from the previous Prevention of Family Violence Act (PFVA) (no 133 of 1993).

 

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Lisa Vetten
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Lisa Vetten is the former manager of the Gender Programme at the Centre for the study of Violence and Reconciliation. In 2013 she obtained a Master of Arts degree in Political Studies (cum laude) from the University of the Witwatersrand. Her dissertation was entitled 'Deserving and undeserving women: A case study of South African policy and legislation addressing domestic violence.

Vera Schneider
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Vera Schneider is a researcher at the University of Witwatersrand's School of Community Development .

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