Country Fiji
Year 2009
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Domestic Violence law which amongst other things, allows any person to apply for a domestic violence restraining order and such applications are dealt with as a matter of urgency at any time of the day. The police are legally obligated to enforce measures to promote the safety and well-being of victims of domestic violence, particularly women and children.

Source of Information

Statement by the Government of Fiji, Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (27 September 2015)

 

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