Reparations to women who have been subjected to violence 2010, para. 48
There is a broader question regarding the concept of family that is embraced in reparations programmes. In this regard, polygamous unions, de facto unions, same-sex unions and more extensive culturally contingent support mechanisms, should be adequately represented to reflect the real web of dependencies and the harms entailed by their disruption.
Non-negotiated soft law
Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences