Country Japan
Year 2008
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Prefectural Basic Plans based on the Act on the Prevention of Spousal Violence and the Protection of Victims are required to be established in all prefectures. Municipal Basic Plans based on the Act on the Prevention of Spousal Violence and the Protection of Victims have been established in: Noda City, Chiba Prefecture; Kokubunji City, Tokyo; Kawachinagano City, Osaka Prefecture; Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture (as of October 22, 2008).

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Japan to the questionnaire on violence against women