Country Ethiopia
Year 2009
Type of Measure Justice > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Ministry of Justice has established a special unit for the investigation and prosecution of violence with due emphasis on sexual violence. The Ministry has plans to expand such kind of centers to Dire Dawa city administration and has undertaken the task of lobbying the officials and assignment of prosecutors exclusively for such purpose. Steps are being taken to share the same experience with other regional states.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/ETH/6-7, p. 23