Country Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Year 2005
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

Article 129 of Penal Law states that any person who has sexual intercourse with a girl or boy less than fifteen years of age shall be punished by imprisonment from one to five years with a fine from 2.000.000 to 5.000.000 kip.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/LAO/7 pg 21


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