Maria da Penha Law of Brazil (document, English)

Brazil-Maria-Da-Penha-Law-2006-English.pdf

Maria da Penha Law of Brazil (document, English)

Resource Type
Violence against Women Prevention Law
Author(s)
Language
English (US)

Country

Maria da Penha Law N. 11.340 of the Federative Republic of Brazil of 2006

Contents

Title I - Preliminary Provisions

Title II - Domestic and Family Violence Against Women

  • Chapter 1 - General Provisions 
  • Chapter 2 - Forms of Domestic and Family Violence Against Women

Title III - Assistance to the Woman in a Situation of Domestic and Family Violence

  • Chapter 1 - Integrated Prevention Measures 
  • Chapter 2 - Assistance to the Woman in a Situation of Domestic and Family Violence 
  • Chapter 3 - Assistance by the Police Authority 

Title IV - Procedures 

  • Chapter 1 - General Provisions
  • Chapter 2 - Urgent Protective Measures
    • Section 1 - General Provisions
    • Section 2 - Urgent Protective Measures the Compel the Aggressor 
    • Section 3 - Urgent Protective Measures for the Victim
  • Chapter 3 - Action of the Prosecutor's Office 
  • Chapter 4 - Judiciary Assistance

Title V - Multidisciplinary Assistance Team

Title VI - Transient Provisions

Title VII - Final Provisions 

 

Source: Special Secretariat for Women’s Policies, Presidency of the Republic, Brazil (PDF source)