Country Norway
Year 2019
Type of Measure Justice > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

A new rule came into force on 1 January 2019 which imposes a duty on the courts to consider whether persons convicted in cases involving violence and sexual abuse should be banned from having contact with children, regardless of whether or not the parties to the case request it. The purpose is to increase children's protection from violence and abuse.

Source of Information

Norway's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.57-58