Country Tonga
Year 2014
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The government enforced Tonga’s Family Protection Act 2013 (FPA) to ensure the safety and protection of all persons including children who experience or witness domestic violence.  The act was implemented the following year also leading to the establishment of the Family Protection Advisory Council (FPAC).

Source of Information

Tonga's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.2.

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