TitleDomestic violence : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Invites Member States to take specific action urgently in order to prevent domestic violence and to render appropriate assistance to the victims thereof; requests the Secretary-General to intensify research on domestic violence from a criminological perspective and to formulate action-oriented strategies that could serve as a basis for policy formulation; requests the Economic and Social Council to invite the Committee on Crime Prevention and Control to examine the problem of domestic violence; invites Member States to adopt specific measures with a view to making the criminal and civil justice systems more sensitive in its response to domestic violence.
Adopted at the 96th plenary meeting, 29 Nov. 1985. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 40th session, 17 September-18 December 1985, 28 April-9 May and 20 June 1986. - A/40/53. - 1986. - p. 215-216. - (GAOR, 40th sess., Suppl. no. 53).