Country Armenia
Year 2007
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In 2007, within the framework of the programme "Combating Domestic Violence through a Legal Initiative", which is being implemented by the Women's Rights Centre, an interdepartmental working group was formed to prepare the draft law of the Republic of Armenia on domestic violence. The working group includes representatives of the police, as well as of the ministries of justice, health, and labour and social issues, plus judges and jurists.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Armenia to the questionnaire on violence against women, May 2009