The Stop Violence Against Women website (STOPVAW), a project of The Advocates for Human Rights, is a forum for information, advocacy and change in the promotion of women's human rights around the world.
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Find research, reports, articles, facts and statistics on violence against women throughout the world.
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Get advocacy tools and training materials to help end violence against women on a global level.
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legal reform efforts that will prevent the violence and promote justice for women.
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Reforming Laws on Violence Against Women

The Advocates for Human Rights conducts trainings for legal professionals and extensive research. The Advocates publishes reports that monitor domestic violence laws and their implementation in partner countries.

Is your country in the process of drafting or amending a domestic violence law? The Advocates for Human Rights provides commentary to laws and amendments to domestic violence laws. To request commentary or to inquire further, please contact Rose Park at