Existence in the country of legislation and rules to sanction and punish political harassment of women.
The data could be strengthened through the national mechanisms for the advancement of women.
The existence of laws aimed at punishing and penalizing political harassment enables women to participate effectively in the decisions and political life of their countries.
A useful reference on this issue is the Declaration on Violence and Political Harassment against Women of the Follow-up Mechanism of the Belem do Pará Convention: http://www.oas.org/
This definition of political harassment is included in the glossary.