Domestic Violence In Haiti Essay

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Even though things look different and both countries have their own cultures, sometimes when we look at what’s happening. Clark state, “Haitian culture holds a deeply patriarchal belief that women should only concern themselves with domestic work and childcare” (Clark.) Haiti should probably look at the cultures and laws of both, and try to compare them together. In Haiti, American laws can be reordered to fit into the laws that Haiti have. The laws that Haiti have now are not working for the women very well. In the US, they are very strict about the law and they make sure that everyone follows and respects the law. Everyone knows that in America if you disobey the law there is a fine or sentence. In Haiti, you might have money or have a friend who is working in jail. They will create a fake paper…show more content…
In the United States they have strict laws about domestic violence. The United States Attorney’s office, Western District of Tennessee wrote an article about domestic violence where they point out the victims’ rights clearly. One of the paragraphs had seven rules regarding victims’’ rights, and one of them says that the victims has “The right to be present at all public court proceedings related to the offense, unless the court determines that testimony by the victim would be materially affected if the victim heard other testimony at the trial.” If the victim know there’s a rule that based on the situation there are in, they will rapidly speak with a lawyer or someone else who’s in charge, which can help them find justice. If the government of Haiti created a rule like that, it would help victims who don’t know their rights. It will also help them to know that they have they can go, and someone will listen to them. Depends on the case they will probably get the result or answer they were looking

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