Country Afghanistan
Year 2017
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Anti-Harassment law to Protect Women and Children 2017 protects women against all forms of violence in all government entities. All ministries have already established an anti-harassment committee for prevention of the offenses against women in public places, based on this law.

Source of Information

Afghanistan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.22 and p.56