|Type of Measure||Violence against women > Legislation|
|Form of Violence||Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence|
The Law on Domestic Violence was adopted on 2 June 2009. Under the law, "domestic violence" is defined as follows: each form of physical, sexual, psychological and financial violence which is perpetrated by a person against a partner, child, parent, member of the family or destitute no matter where the violence takes place. In this law protection measures are also included.