Country Viet Nam
Year 2009
Type of Measure Violence against women > Regulations
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The decree 08/2009/ND-CP details and guides the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control regarding state policies on domestic violence prevention and control; community counseling, comments and criticism on the prevention of domestic violence; measure of contact forbidding under decisions of presidents of commune ward township People's Committees (a.k.a. commune-level People's Committees); and domestic violence victim support facilities. This Decree applies to domestic agencies, organizations, families and individuals and foreign organizations and individuals operating in Vietnam (below referred to as organizations and individuals).

Source of Information

The  Government, Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

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