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Preventing Domestic Abuse - A National Strategy

DescriptionA national strategy for the prevention of domestic abuse
ISBN0 7559 0953 4
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateSeptember 19, 2003


Preventing Domestic Abuse
A National Strategy

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Ministerial Foreword
Executive Summary
The Prevention Strategy in Context
Definition of Domestic Abuse
The Aims of the Prevention Strategy
Primary and Secondary Prevention
A National Priority
The Prevention Strategy: Underlying Principles
Prerequisites of Success
Key Elements of the Strategy
Longer-Term Goals
1 Public Awareness Raising
2 Education
Shorter-Term Goals
3 Training Strategies
4 Services for Women, Children and Young People
5 Work with Men who use Violence
6 Legislation
7 Workplace Strategies
8 Evaluation and Monitoring
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3