Country Latvia
Year 2021
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Latvian Parliament supported the amendments in the Law on Social Services and Social Assistance on March 1 2021, and the amendments to the Civil Procedure Law on 25 March 2021, which provide the right to receive state funded social rehabilitation to adult victims of violence who reside in Latvia with a temporary residence permit. 

Source of Information

The Government of Latvia's submission for the 2022 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

Amendments to the Law on social services and social assistance