Country Vanuatu
Year 2008
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation, Other relevant laws > Employment/Labor law
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


The Family Protection Act provides for an offence of domestic violence and family protection orders in cases of domestic violence, and for related purposes.

Section 4, Part I of the FPA provides for a comprehensive coverage of acts that constitute domestic violence.

Source of Information

Government of Vanuatu, National Review on Beijing +20, 2014 p. 2, 8, 17; CEDAW/C/VUT/4-5 para. 74

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