Country North Macedonia Republic of
Year 2018
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Trafficking

Brief Description

In 2018, the Law on Social Protection was amended and extra-institutional protection was provided through the adoption of a new service centre for people who are victims of trafficking in human beings and victims of sexual violence. The amendments of the law signify a big step forward for the county in the enhancement of social protection, in a way that for the first time through this law the Republic of North Macedonia will separated the financial entitlements from the services. The reform aims to commensurate the amount of benefits, to the citizens’ needs, thus reducing the level of poverty.

Source of Information

North Macedonia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.10