Country Austria
Year 2017
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual harassment

Brief Description

The Law Amending Criminal Law of 2017 (in force since 1 September 2017) stipulates an increase in the penalty for sexual harassment in a public space in a group or under abuse of a dependent relationship.

Source of Information

Austria's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.45