Country Pakistan
Year 2013
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


The Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2013 was passed by the Provincial Assembly of Sindh on 8th March, 2013 and assented to by the Governor of Sindh on 12th March, 2013 is hereby published as an Act of the Legislature of Sindh.

The Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Act, 2013 is an Act to make provisions for protection against domestic violence. 

It is expedient to institutionalize measures which prevent and protect women, children and any vulnerable person from domestic violence and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Source of Information

Provincial Assembly of Sindh


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