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

Brief Description


Article 357 of Law No. 3 of the Penal Code states that if a crime including sexual coercion or rape results in the death of the victim, the punishment shall be a death sentence of the offender.

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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