Country Mauritius
Year 2011
Type of Measure Monitoring and Evaluation > Laws
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


The Protection from Domestic Violence Act of 1997 was reviewed in 2004, 2007 and 2011 to ensure that all women victims of domestic violence are provided with adequate support and assistance. Applications made under the Protection from Domestic Violence Act are now governed by the Protection from Domestic Violence (Hearing of Applications for Protection, Occupation and Tenancy Orders) Rules.

Source of Information

Government of Mauritius, National Review on Beijing +20, 2014 p. 9