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  • At the crossroads: linking strategic frameworks to address gender-based violence and HIV/ AIDS in Southern Africa 

    Combrinck, Helene; Wakefield, Lorenzo (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2007)
    In recent years, southern African governments have made a number of important commitments on international and regional levels to combat HIV/ AIDS. The subregion has also seen a number of strategic developments such ...
  • Going the extra mile: police training on domestic violence 

    Combrinck, Helene; Wakefield, Lorenzo (Institute for Security Studies, 2010)
    As anticipated by the drafters of the Domestic Violence Act (DVA), the South African Police Service holds the key to the successful implementation of the Act. Over the past ten years, researchers and independent bodies ...
  • Training for police on the Domestic Violence Act 

    Combrinck, Helene; Wakefield, Lorenzo (Community Law Centre, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
    The inadequate or inappropriate police responses to domestic violence often result from a lack of knowledge of the Domestic Violence Act (DVA) and the National Instruction or from a misinterpretation of the DVA’s provisions. ...
  • Well worth the wait? The Sexual Offences Bill in 2006 

    Combrinck, Helene (Institute for Security Studies (ISS), 2006)
    The Sexual Offences Bill finally seems to be winding its way to conclusion in parliament. It has taken three years to reach this point since its first introduction in 2003, raising serious questions about the government's ...