Law on Eliminating Violence against Women, No. 58 of 2017 (يتعلق بالقضاء على العنف ضد المرأةقانون أساسي عدد 58 لسنة 2017 مؤرخ في 11 أوت 2017)

The law aims to put in place measures to eliminate gender-based violence against women in order to achieve equality and respect for human dignity by adopting a comprehensive approach to prevention of all forms of violence, to punish its perpetrators, and to protect victims of violence. The law applies to vulnerability and all forms of violence, including physical, moral, sexual, political, and economic. It adopts the internationally agreed definition of violence against women consistent with the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1993.



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