Country Republic of Korea
Year 2008
Type of Measure Health > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Trafficking

Brief Description


Each year in December the Government drafts and distributes the ‘Guideline on the Operation of Women's Rights Promotion Projects' to institutions and agencies devoted to running shelters and providing rehabilitation programs.

The Guideline contains detailed interpretations of legislation pertaining to violence against women, including, but not limited to, domestic violence, sexual violence, prostitution, and sexual harassment, and explains in detail how to handle each case, enforce regulations, and report cases to proper authorities.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Republic of Korea, February 2009