Country Azerbaijan
Year 2010
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Law No. 1058-IIIQ of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Combating Domestic Violence” covers violence perpetrated by a broad range of persons. It contains provisions on legal assistance and social protection to survivors of domestic violence.  This law also covers preventive measures which include legal, social and informative actions.

Source of Information

Government of Republic of Azerbaijan, National Review on Beijing +20 , page 9