Country Japan
Year 2018
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Comprehensive Legal Support Act was revised in May 2016 (fully enforced in January 2018), and the Japan Legal Support Center has started to provid legal consultation for the victims of domestic violence, stalking and child abuse

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 Ministry of Justice: Japanese Law Translation Database System