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01 July 2019

Women who kill abusive partners: Understandings of intimate partner violence in the context of self-defence: Key findings and future directions

This report provides the key findings and recommendations from research which examined the theories of intimate partner violence (IPV) that are typically relied on by legal professionals when women are charged with homicide of their abusive partner and compares them with established theories of IPV, including intimate partner sexual violence.