Country Armenia
Year 2006
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description


The Republic of Armenia Law on the incorporation of amendments and supplements in the Criminal Code was adopted on 9 June 2004 and entered into force on 6 July 2006. Articles 132 and 132.1 pertain to human exploitation and trafficking. Other articles address the following: Article 138 Criminal Code (rape); Article 139 Criminal Code (violent sexual actions); Article 140 (compelling a person to sexual action).

Source of Information

Legislation in the Member States of the Council of Europe in the Field of Violence against Women: Volume I, Directorate General of Human Rights Strasbourg, January 2007, pp. 28-29