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Domestic Violence: Victim Safety
Family Court Monitoring Project     Victim Safety in Hawaii

League of Women Voters of Honolulu
Report

Introduction     Response     Services     Legal System     Conclusion     Acknowledgments     References  
Domestic Violence
Victim Safety in Hawaii

Conclusion

Experts agree that the most effective way to address domestic violence is through a coordinated community response. This requires an effective coordinating body, a state or countywide family violence council that has a public mandate. The family violence council must bring together responsible representatives of public agencies, the court system, service providers, and advocates who have the will and the authority to make changes, The goal is to develop:

  1. a comprehensive program of services for abused women and children;

  2. an effective criminal justice response that holds batterers accountable and increases the safety of women and children; and

  3. a violence-prevention program that can eventually transform our communities intro healthy and safe places for all citizens

Introduction     Response     Services     Legal System     Conclusion     Acknowledgments     References  

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