Research Best Practices Addressing the Problem
In addition to documenting the nature and extent of the problem, human rights researchers should examine best practices in addressing violence against women and girls. Such best practices serve as models for new law, policy and practice that may be adapted in a particular context. For example, the UN Division on the Advancement of Women and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime published “Good Practices in Legislation on Violence Against Women” in 2008. This report contains a framework for legislation and highlights good practices.
The Legislation Module of also contains promising practices in addressing all forms of violence against women and girls. These promising practices should be reviewed by those advocating for new laws on violence against women and girls.