Country Rwanda
Year 2001
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage, Sexual violence

Brief Description

The law 27/2001 of 28/4/2001 on the rights and the protection of children against violence includes provisions on the protection of children from sexual violence (section 2, articles 33-37) and forced marriage (section 6, articles 47-50).

Full Text

Law 27/2001 (Protection of Children against Violence)

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Rwanda to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010