Country Sri Lanka
Year 2015
Type of Measure Administrative data > Justice
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Legal aid commission has been filing cases under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. Between 2006 and 2015, more than 600 cases have been filed on behalf of victim survivors of domestic violence.

Source of Information

The Government of Republic Of Srilanka's submission for the 2016 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, on Trafficking in women and girls. P.3

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