Country Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Year 2014 - 2020
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Lao Government issued the Decree No. 167/PMO, dated 15 May 2014 to endorse the National Plan of Action on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children (2014-2020), which was derived from the Law on Preventing and Combatting Violence Against Women and Children.

Source of Information

Lao PDR's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.24.