Country Saudi Arabia
Year 2018
Type of Measure Violence against women > Regulations
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

High Order No. 25803, dated 29/05/1439 H, was issued for the provision of legal assistance to women and children in cases of abuse. The Ministry of Labour and Social Development, in coordination with the Saudi Bar Association (SBA), was instructed to obtain a periodic list of the names and addresses of pro bono lawyers to provide legal assistance and cooperate with them pursuant to Article 13.11 of the SBA Charter, which was promulgated by Council of Ministers Decision No. 317, dated 08/07/1436 H.

Source of Information

Saudi Arabia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.55

For more information: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s response to the questionnaire entitled “Violence and its impact on the right to health” (2022)