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: Article 154 stipulates that a man who obliges a woman who is his subordinate officially or by duty to have sexual intercourse with him shall be punished. This legal provision serves as the strict control measures against sexual encroachment and exploitation of women.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/PRK/1, para 106