Burundi - Legislation exists on domestic violence (1=yes; 0=no)
The value for Legislation exists on domestic violence (1=yes; 0=no) in Burundi was 1.000 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 9 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1.000 in 2018 and a minimum value of 0.000 in 2009.
Definition: Legislation exists on domestic violence is whether there is legislation addressing domestic violence: violence between spouses, within the family or members of the same household, or in interpersonal relationships, including intimate partner violence that is subject to criminal sanctions or provides for protection orders for domestic violence, or the legislation addresses “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment” or “harassment” that clearly affects physical or mental health, and it is implied that such behavior is considered domestic violence.
Source: World Bank: Women, Business and the Law.
Topic: Gender Indicators
Sub-Topic: Public life & decision making