Search Results for Tag: The Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women’s Rights
Maria da Penha Maia Fernandes was fast asleep when her husband, Antonio Heredia Vivero, a teacher, shot at her. Though she was rushed to the hospital the attack left her paraplegic. Four months later, when she came back home Vivero made another attempt on her life – he tried to electrocute her. But Maria survived yet again.
Date17.04.2015 | 12:50
TagsBrazil, CEJIL, Center for Justice and International Law, CLADEM, domestic violence, family violence, The Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women’s Rights