Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability (VIP)

Domestic violence policy documents

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National policy documents


Second action plan addressing violence and safety issues for women 2004-2005 (ACT/Canberra, 2004)


Women's safety strategy (Victoria, 2002)


National action plan on improving the status of women (2000)


National strategy for reduction of domestic violence against women for 2007-2009 (2007)


Development work concerning violence against women (2001)

United Kingdom

What a waste: The case for an integrated violence against women strategy (2005)

United States of America

Policy recommendations for the prevention of violence against women (California, 2006)

United States of America

Implementation plan for the STOP Violence Against Women Act 2003 (New York state, 2003)

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