Belgium - Intimate Partner Violence
Any form of physical (e.g. intentional assault and battery), sexual (rape of modesty and rape), psychological (stalking and insults) or economic violence (e.g. abandonment of family) between spouses or persons who live together or have lived together and between a stable emotional and sexual relationship exists or existed.
Legal provisions on protection orders
Law to combat violence against partners,24 November 1997
Domestic violence is any form of physical, sexual, psychological or economic violence between members of a same family, regardless of their age.