Tuesday, 29 November 2011 13:12
Several primers, a report and a monograph on the Justice and Healing Program for Survivors of Gender-based violence are set to be launched in the city on December 1, Thursday.
The Women’s Feature Service (WFS) will lead the launching at 4:00 p.m. at the Grand Men Seng Hotel, Magallanes Street, Davao City.
To be launched are five primers and a baseline report on the "Experience of Multi-Stakeholder Groups with Violence Against Women (VAW) laws.”
Also to be presented is the legal monograph on Article 36 of the Family Code entitled “Psychological incapacity and its implications on women's human right to self-determination and integrity.”
The report contains findings from focus group discussions with survivors and service providers, with lawyers and judges.
These are jointly published by the WFS, Women’s Crisis Center (WCC) and Women’s Legal Education Advocacy and Defense Foundation, Inc. (WomenLEAD).
The expected speakers in the launching are Teresa D. Balayon and Atty. Claire Angeline Luczon, executive directors of WCC and WomenLEAD, respectively.
By Carina L. Cayon-PIA-11/ZBST
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