Country Costa Rica
Year 2007
Type of Measure Justice > Protocols and guidelines, Services > Mapping of all services
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

In March 2007, the judiciary, the Judicial College and the Standing Judicial Committee on Domestic Violence drew up and distributed instructions for persons at risk of domestic violence which explain what their rights are, what types of requests they can make of the judge and what procedures they should follow. The instructions are accompanied by a list of the available services and the offices or agencies to which such persons can turn.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/CRI/5-6, para. 114.

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