Country United Arab Emirates
Year 1987
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description


Article 354 of Law No. 3 of the Penal Code states that whoever coerces a female to engage in sexual intercourse shall be punished by the death penalty. All sexual encounters with females under the age of 14 are considered coercion.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the United Arab Emirates to the Questionnaire on Violence against Women 2012, pg 5

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