Country Mauritius
Year 2014
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms, Monitoring and Evaluation > Laws
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In 2014, the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare has set up an Advisory Committee on the Reinforcement of Framework for the Protection of Domestic Violence. The main tasks of the Committee include, inter alia, the review of the Protection from Domestic Act to make it more responsive to the protection and rehabilitation of victims, as well as the prosecution of perpetrators, the development of new policy orientations and the delineation of the effective roles of major stakeholders involved in combating domestic violence.

Source of Information

Government of Mauritius, National Review on Beijing +20, 2014 p. 30