Country Ghana
Year 2007
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment

Brief Description

Title : Domestic Violence Act (Act 732)

Date of adoption : 3rd May 2007

Date of entry into force : 21st Feb. 2007

Forms of violence addressed:

§   Domestic Violence

§   Physical Violence

§   Sexual Violence

§   Emotional Violence

§   Psychological Violence

§   Economic Violence

Full Text

Domestic Violence Act 2007 (Act 732)

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Ghana to the questionnaire on violence against women, January 2009