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REPUBLIC ACT 9262

ANTI- VIOLENCE AGAINST


WOMEN AND THEIR
CHILDREN ACT OF 2004

N I C O L E G E M F. A D A N
RR22
- This refers to any act or a series of acts committed by any person
against a woman who is his wife, former wife, or against a woman
with whim the person has or had a sexual or dating relationship, or
with whom he has a common child, or against her child whether
legitimate or illegitimate, with or within the family abode, which
result in or is likely to result in physical, sexual, psychological harm
or suffering, or economic abuse including threats or such acts,
battery, assault, coercion, harassment, or arbitrary deprivation of
liberty.
PHYSIC
AL
VIOLEN
CE
SEXUAL
VIOLEN
CE
- Rape, sexual harassment, acts of
lasciviousness, obscene publications,
forcing to do indecent acts, and
prostituting the woman or child.
PSYCHOLOGI
CAL
VIOLENCE
- Acts that causes a woman to
have a mental or emotional
suffering.
- Public ridicule, repeated verbal
abuse, stalking and damage to
property.
ECONOMIC
ABUSE
- Withdrawal of financial support,
threat of deprivation of financial
resources, the right to the use of
enjoyment of conjugal property,
destroying household property,
and controlling the victims’
money.
BATTERY OR
BWS
- Act of inflicting physical harm
and resulting it to emotional
distress.
STALKING,
DATING
RELATIONSHIP,
SEXUAL
RELATIONS, SAFE
PLACE OR
SHELTER, AND
CHILDREN.
PROTECTION
ORDERS
T H E R E L I E F G R A N T E D U N D E R A P R OT E C T I O N
O R D E R S E RV E T H E P U R P O S E O F S A F E G UA R D I N G T H E
V I C T I M F RO M F U RT H E R H A R M , M I N I M I Z I N G A N Y
D I S R U P T I O N I N T H E V I C T I M S ’ D A I LY L I F E , A N D
F A C I L I T AT I O N T H E O P P O R T U N I T Y A N D A B I L I T Y O F
T H E V I C T I M T O I N D E P E N D E N T LY R E G A I N C O N T R O L
OV E R H E R L I F E .
M A N D AT O R Y
PROGRAMS AND
SERVICES FOR
VICTIMS
- D S W D ’ S , L G U S S H A L L P R OV I D E T H E V I C T I M S ’
T E M P O R A R Y S H E LT E R S , C O U N S E L I N G ,
P S Y C H O - S O C I A L S E R V I C E S , R E H A I L I TAT I O N
P R O G R A M S A N D L I V E L I H O O D A S S I S TA N C E .
T H E D O H S H A L L P R OV I D E M E D I C A L
A S S I S TA N C E T O V I C T I M S

COUNSELING
AND TREATMENT
OF OFFENDERS
- T O L E A R N C O N S T R U C T I V E W AY S O F
C O P I N G W I T H A N G E R A N D E M OT I O N A L
O U T B U R S T A N D R E F O R M I N G T H E I R W A Y. I T
C A N B E P S Y C H I AT R I C T R E AT M E N T O R
C O N F I N E M E N T.