Country Serbia
Year 2019
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

Access to justice for victims and survivors has been improved through the adoption of the Law on Free Legal Aid, which, among other things, stipulates that survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence are entitled to free legal aid, regardless of their nationality and financial status. The implementation of this law will start on 1 October 2019.

Source of Information

Serbia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.18

For more information: Law on Free Legal Aid 2019