Country Kazakhstan
Year 2014
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


A law on amendments to certain legislative acts for the prevention of domestic violence was adopted in 2014. This law increases the penalties for crimes in the area of family relations, including for crimes committed against minors. It also made amendments to the legislation on the rights of the child and on education with respect to the protection of the rights of children in difficult circumstances.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/20/KAZ/1  para147