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Domestic Violence: Malaysia
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This article explores the roots of the Malaysian Domestic Violence Act 1994 (DVA). It traces the many ways in which the courts conceived of and defin…

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Maznah Mohamad, “Domestic Violence: Malaysia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 30 September 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002160>
First published online: 2018

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