“Your Destiny is to Stay with Him”: State Response to Domestic Violence in Algeria.

The report, “‘Your Destiny is to Stay with Him’: State Response to Domestic Violence in Algeria,” found that domestic violence survivors face an uphill struggle to obtain justice and personal security. They face social stigma, economic dependence on the abusers, a shortage of shelters, lack of an adequate response from the police, the prosecutors, and the judges in investigating abuse, and judicial hurdles such as unreasonable evidentiary requirements.

https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/report_pdf/algeria0417_web.pdf

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