Help, Advice, and the Law Team – Group Award Nominee – 2002

Seeking to advance the cause of women who have been victims of domestic violence, HALT acts as a liaison to criminal justice agencies before and during Domestic Violence Court hearings, counsels women through the process of gaining civil protection for themselves and their children, and works extensively lobbying politicians, magistrates, and public solicitors. In order to raise awareness on the issue, they have participated in several conferences and worked to train police officers, health care professionals, and local judges and legal workers.