Country Mongolia
Year 2011
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual harassment

Brief Description

The Mongolian parliament adopted the Law on Gender Equality on 14 February 2011. 


Article 4.1.7 defines sexual harassment as "an unwelcome sexual advance made in verbal, physical and/or other forms, intimidation, threat and/or other forms of coercion that makes sexual intercourse an unavoidable option for the victim or that creates an unbearable hostile environment and/or causes damage in terms of the person's employment, professional, economic, psychological and/or any other form of well-being."

To read the law, please see the website of the National Committee on Gender Equality.

Full Text

Law on Gender Equality

Source of Information

CCPR/C/MNG/CO/5, p. 2; Website of the National Committee on Gender Equality