Domestic Violence

Course Outline

This lecture focuses on Domestic Violence within the local, regional and international context. It will examine a number of international and regional conventions and guidelines relating to domestic violence, violence against women and violence against children. It will analyse the Domestic Violence Act (Chapter 481: Laws of Malta) and accompanying jurisprudence, while also highlighting recent decisions of the European Court of Human Rights.

Lecturer: Dr. Ruth Farrugia

Who should attend?

The lecture would be valuable to all professionals, including teachers, social workers, lawyers, doctors, counsellors, psychologists, nurses, the clergy, NGO staff and the general public.

Venue, Date and Time

Institute of Legal Studies Tuition Centre, 19/12 Vincenti Buildings, Strait Street, Valletta VLT1432

Friday 6th December, 2013      1500 – 1800hrs including a coffee break

Participation Fee

€ 45; cheques are payable to Institute of legal Studies Malta.


A certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants who attend the session.


If you are interested kindly use our online registration form.

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