Country Republic of Korea
Year 2008
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


According to Article 7 of the「Framework Act on Women's Development」, the Korean government drafts the ‘Basic Plan for Women's Policies' every five years and among the five policy agendas prescribed in the Plan, the issue of violence against women is included in the second policy agenda titled the ‘Section on the Protection of Women's Rights' under the sub-title ‘Prevention of Crimes and the Protection of its Victims'.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Republic of Korea, February 2009