Country China
Year 2009
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms, Justice > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

Special courts for the protection of the rights of women and children have been set up in a number of court facilities at the grassroots level in China, as for example in the provinces of Hebei, Shanxi, and Henan. Currently, more than 8,000 Women's Federation workers are participating as people's assessors in the adjudication of cases of this kind.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of China to the questionnaire on violence against women, January 2009