(740 ILCS 82/10)
Cause of action.
Any person who has been
subjected to gender-related violence as defined in Section 5
may bring a civil action for damages, injunctive relief, or other
appropriate relief against a person or persons perpetrating
that gender-related violence. For purposes of this Section,
"perpetrating" means either personally committing the
gender-related violence or personally encouraging or
assisting the act or acts of gender-related violence.
(Source: P.A. 93-416, eff. 1-1-04.)