Country Republic of Korea
Year 2014
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

To heighten social awareness of domestic violence and prevent domestic violence, the government introduced the Domestic Violence Prevention Day (the 8 th of every month, BoraDay) in August 2014. From 2015, the Act on the Prevention of Domestic Violence, etc.of Victims was amended to establish the Domestic Violence Eradication Week (November 25 to December 1) with the aim of raising public awareness of domestic violence.

Source of Information

Republic of Korea (South)'s submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.54