|Type of Measure||Violence against women > Legislation|
|Form of Violence||Sexual violence|
The Criminal Code provides for traditional offences relating to sexual violence against women such as rape. According to section 122, the maximum punishment for rape is life imprisonment, and the maximum punishment for attempted rape is 7 years.
The Government of Gambia, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, Section 5.4.3 pg 33
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