September 18, 2005
Cambodian legislature approves law to restrain domestic violence
PHNOM PENH. Cambodia's National Assembly approved unanimously on Friday a draft law on domestic violence aimed at protecting victims of domestic violence and preventing domestic violence. The draft law, initiated by the Ministry of Women's Affairs, was debated for three days and approved by 88 lawmakers at Friday's session. Lawmakers and activists welcomed the law, saying that the law will serve as an effective tool to help curb family violence in Cambodia. By: news.xinhuanet.com.
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-09/16/content_3499848.htm (last visited September 18, 2005, REO).
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