Country Colombia
Year 2009
Type of Measure Health > Training, Education > Formal education
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Forensic Training Programme on Gender-based Violence for Forensic Medical and Dental Officers at Regional Centres was implemented by the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Science. It emphasis on women displaced as a result of armed conflict, the dissemination of Act No. 1257 (2008) and international standards for the eradication of violence against women. In 2010, an online course was designed on this topic and training has progressively been provided on the virtual education platform to all substantive and support personnel of the Institute by the School of Legal Medicine and Forensic Science.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/COL/7-8, para. 97.