|Type of Measure||Violence against women > Legislation|
|Form of Violence||Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence|
In 2009, the moral law was revised in accordance with the following conventions:
Rape is penalized under article 295 of the Penal Code. Rape within marriage is penalized under the amended definition, which deleted the words “buiten echt” (beyond marriage). The article is now gender-neutral and, as such, rape of males can also be penalized.