Country Syrian Arab Republic
Year 2011
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

The Article 489 of the Penal Code has been amended by Law no. 11 of 2011, which increased the punishment for crimes of sexual violence in general, particularly if committed against a person under the age of 15.

Source of Information

Syrian Arab Republic's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.34