Country Antigua and Barbuda
Year 2003
Type of Measure Police > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In 2003, 293 Police officers were trained on a weekly basis for 4 half days on domestic violence. By the end of the training, the Government reported that officers had a better working knowledge of the issue, became more sensitive to the dynamics of domestic violence, and developed a closer working relationship with other agencies.

Source of Information

ECLAC/CDCC, ‘Report on the ECLAC/CIDA Regional Conference on Gender-based Violence and the Administration of Justice, 3-5 February 2003’, LC/CAR G. 744, ECLAC Subregional headquarters for the Caribbean, May 2003