Country Democratic People s Republic of Korea
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Criminal procedures: A person who illegally as well as discriminatively restricts the liberty of a woman, or insults or impairs the honour of a woman is committed to a reform institution for up to two years respectively by articles 151 and 152 of the Criminal Law.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/PRK/1, para 82