REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 9262
A GREAT ACT UNDERSTANDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN,
PROVIDING INTENDED FOR PROTECTIVE ACTIONS FOR SUBJECTS, PRESCRIBING
FINES THEREFORE , AND THEN FOR OTHER FUNCTIONS.
Section 1 . Short Name. - This Act should be known as the " Anti-Violence Against Women and Youngsters Act of 2004. "
Sec. 2 . Declaration of Policy. -- It is hereby declared the fact that State values the pride of women and children and guarantees full respect to get human legal rights. The State as well recognizes the need to protect the family and the members particularly women and children, from assault and hazards to their personal safety and security.
To this end, the State shall exert efforts to address physical violence committed against women and kids in keeping with the basic freedoms certain under the Metabolic rate and the Procedures of the Widespread Declaration of Human Privileges, the conference on the Eradication of all varieties of discrimination Against Women, Tradition on the Legal rights of the Child and other intercontinental human privileges instruments which the Korea is a party. Sec. three or more. Definition of Terms. - Since used in this kind of Act:
(a) " Assault against ladies and their children" refers to any act or a series of acts committed simply by any person against a woman who will be his better half, former partner, or against a woman with whom anybody has or perhaps had a lovemaking or dating relationship, or perhaps with which he contains a common child, or against her kid whether reputable or illegitimate, within or without the relatives abode, which will result in or perhaps is likely to result in physical, sex, psychological damage or enduring, or financial abuse including threats of such functions, battery, strike, coercion, harassment or arbitrary deprivation of liberty. It provides, but is not restricted to, the following acts: A. " Physical Violence" refers to serves that include bodily or physical damage; B. " Sexual violence" refers to a great act which is sexual in nature, fully commited against a woman or her child. It includes, but is not limited to:
a) Rasurado, sexual harassment, acts of lasciviousness, dealing with a woman or perhaps her kid as a love-making object, producing demeaning and sexually suggestive remarks, literally attacking the sexual elements of the victim's body, driving her/him to watch obscene publications and indecent shows or perhaps forcing the lady or her child to complete indecent functions and/or generate films thereof, forcing the wife and mistress/lover to reside the domestique home or sleep jointly in the same room together with the abuser; b) Acts causing or attempting to cause the victim to engage in any sexual acts by pressure, threat of force, physical or various other harm or perhaps threat of physical or perhaps other damage or intimidation;
c) Prostituting the woman or child.
C. " Psychological violence" refers to acts or omissions creating or likely to cause mental or emotional suffering from the victim just like but not limited to intimidation, nuisance, stalking, harm to property, public ridicule or humiliation, repeated verbal misuse and mental infidelity. It includes causing or allowing the victim to witness the physical, lovemaking or mental abuse of any member of the family where the patient belongs, as well as to witness pornography in any contact form or to experience abusive problems for pets in order to unlawful or unwanted starvation of the right to custody and/or visitation of common kids.
D. " Economic abuse" refers to functions that make or attempt to help to make a woman fiscally dependent which include, but is not limited to the following:
1 ) Withdrawal of financial support or preventing the victim from engaging in any kind of legitimate career, occupation, business or activity, except in cases wherein the other spouse/partner objects about valid, significant and moral grounds because defined in Article 73 of the Friends and family Code; installment payments on your Deprivation or threat of deprivation of financial resources as well as the right to use and enjoyment in the conjugal, community or home owned in accordance;
3. Eliminating household property;
4. Controlling the victims' a single cent or real estate or exclusively...