Country Viet Nam
Year 2015
Type of Measure Violence against women > Regulations
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Criminal Procedure Code, amended in 2015, provides for some important changes to the protection of gender-based violence survivors as well as others involved in the proceedings, such as Chapter XXXIV on protection of denunciators of crimes, witnesses, victims and other participants in legal proceedings. In 2015, the Ministry of Justice conducted a policy review around the prosecution of sexual violence cases.

Source of Information

Viet Nam's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019,p.15.