Country Lebanon
Year 1998
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation, Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Law No. 720 of 1998 established the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW), which is an official body at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers that has advisory, coordinating and executive duties.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/LBN/4-5, p. 7