Country Lesotho
Year 2010
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

The Penal Code of Lesotho was enacted in 2010 and criminalises marital rape and all forms of violence against women. 


Source of Information

Lesotho's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.22

For more information: Penal Code of Lesotho