|Type of Measure||Justice > Protocols and guidelines|
|Form of Violence||Violence against women and girls|
The Deputy Office for EVAW was established under the Attorney General's Office (AGO) as a mandate of the Law on Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW Law) passed in 2009. The main task of the Office is to investigate and prosecute cases of violence against women, and support and assist victims throughout the process. The Office can accept cases from anywhere in the country.
Afghanistan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.59
For more information: A Long Way to Go: Implementation of the Elimination of Violence against Women Law in Afghanistan (by OHCHR. November 2011) and Law on Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW)