Country Maldives
Year 2014
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual harassment

Brief Description

The Sexual Harassment Prevention Act 16/2014 was enacted in 2014 and it is a notable advancement with regard to recognizing women human rights in the Maldives.

Source of Information

Maldives' submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.14.

For more information: Maldive's Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services