Country Mongolia
Year 2016
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Law to Combat Domestic Violence was revised in 2016. The purpose of this law is to regulate all matters pertaining to protection against human rights violations, ensuring victims’ safety, holding perpetrators accountable, and regulating the participation of government and NGOs, citizens, economic entities and authorities in combating and preventing domestic violence. The revised law is approved in 2016, which criminalizes domestic violence for the first time in the nation’s history.

Source of Information

Mongolia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.11

For more information: Mongolia: Domestic Violence Made a Criminal Offense and Mongolian Parliament Approves Domestic Violence Law