Country New Zealand
Year 2018
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Domestic Violence–Victims’ Protection Bill, which came into force on 1 April 2019, creates a legislative requirement for workplaces to provide support specifically for victims of domestic violence and requires workplaces  to provide flexible working conditions and up to ten days paid leave for people.   

Source of Information

New Zealand's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.39

For more information: Domestic Violence-Victims' Protection Bill