Country Republic of Korea
Year 2008
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

「The Act on protection of the juvenile from sexual violence」, enforced in February 2008, punishes those guilty of involvement in rape and forced sexual assault of juveniles, purchasing sex from juveniles, creating and distributing pornography for juveniles, arranging and forcing juveniles into prostitution and trafficking juveniles to force them into prostitution.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Republic of Korea, February 2009