Council of Europe: Convention to Prevent and Combat Violence Against Women Enters into Force

(Aug. 12, 2014) On August 1, 2014, the Council of Europe (COE) Convention on Protecting against and Combating Violence Versus Women as well as Domestic Physical violence got in right into pressure, following its passage by 14 notaries, which are

Saudi Arabia: Proposed Change to Give Widows, Divorced Women More Independence

(Dec. 7, 2015) According to a December 2, 2015, report in Al Riyadh, a state-aligned paper, ladies in Saudi Arabia who are divorced or widowed will quickly be able to negotiate some business without previous approval of a male loved

Brazil: Civil Code Amendment Changes Joint Custody Rules

(Dec. 4, 2014) On November 26, 2014, the Brazilian Federal Us senate authorized an amendment to articles 1,583, 1,584, 1,585 and 1,634 of the Civil Code ( Códico Civil [C.C.], Bouquet No. 10.406, de 10 de Janeiro de 2002, PLANALTO).

Brazil: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Publishes Brochure on Child Custody and International Abduction

(Jan. 20, 2016) On January 19, 2016, the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Matters released on its internet site a brochure (cartilha) on child guardianship, international abduction of children, and also physical violence against women. (MINISTÉ& #xC 9;ÕRIO DAS RELA &

South Korea: First Court Order to Return Children to Another Country Under the Hague Convention

(Feb. 23, 2016) On February 15, 2016, the Seoul Family members Court got a Korean father to return his 2 kids to his better half in Japan.  & #xA 0;(Hyun-jeong Lee, Court Orders Korean Papa to Return Children to Separated

Taiwan: Requirements for Employers to Obtain Subsidies for Childcare Facilities Eased

(Nov. 4, 2016) It was reported on September 5, 2015, that Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor had loosened up the requirements for employers’ applications for child care subsidies by changing the Laws on Bust Feeding/Milk Collection Room and also Child care