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

Brief Description


In 2007 and 2008 a project on "Prevention of domestic violence against women" was elaborated by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs with the support of the UN and, in particular, UNFPA. The project was submitted to the Permanent Commission on Social Policy of the Parliament.

In 2010, Parliament adopted the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence.

Full Text

Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence

Source of Information

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