Country Nepal
Year 2018
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

The Federal Parliament has enacted Victims of Crimes Protection Act 2018 to ensure the right to justice for the victims of crime throughout the process of criminal investigation, adjudication of cases, compensation and social rehabilitation. It reaffirms non-discrimination during criminal justice proceedings and provides for special arrangements for cases related to rape and sexual violence.

Source of Information

Nepal's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.4

For more information: Crime Victim Protection Act 2018