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Civil Protective Orders Effective in Stopping or Reducing Partner Violence: Challenges Remain in Rural Areas with Access and Enforcement

Description
Identifies obstacles to enforcing civil protective orders to stop or reduce partner violence for women in rural areas. Includes data on quality of life, days of distress and sleep lost, and fear of future harm.
Author(s)
T.K. Logan, Robert Walker
Date
2011
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Criminal justice system · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Women