Country Ecuador
Year 2018
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Organic Law to Prevent and Eradicate Violence against Women (Ley Orgánica Integral para Prevenir y Erradicar la Violencia contra las Mujeres) regulates the exercise of constitutional rights and one of the fundamental elements of this Law is that it establishes the articulation of a National System for the Prevention and Eradication of Gender Violence against Women ( Sistema Nacional para la Prevención y Erradicación de la Violencia de Género contra las Mujeres), which coordinates, plans, organizes and executes integral and complementary actions. All Ministries and public entities have responsibilities in guaranteeing the right of women to a life free from violence.

Source of Information

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