|Country||Democratic People s Republic of Korea|
|Type of Measure||Violence against women > Legislation|
|Form of Violence||Violence against women and girls|
The Law on the Protection and Promotion of Child Rights and the Law on the Protection and Promotion of Women’s Rights were enacted on December 22, 2012. The Law on the Protection and Promotion of Child Rights comprehensively provides for such matters as principle in the protection and promotion of child rights, their rights in social life, medical care, education, family and judicial matters as well as obligations of the government organs concerned. The Law on the Protection and Promotion of Women’s Rights comprehensively provides for the matters of principle in the protection and promotion of women’s rights, their rights to social and political life, education, health care, work, personal inviolability and property, marriage and family, as well as matters related to guidance to and supervision over the protection of women’s rights.