Country Japan
Year 2016
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Stalking

Brief Description

The Anti-Stalking Act was revised in December 2016. Sending messages via social media and writing comments on the victim’s personal webpages such as blogs were added to the list of acts  be regulated. 

Source of Information

Japan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.27.

For more information: The National Police Agency