Country Armenia
Year 2011
Type of Measure Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The 2011-2015 Strategic Programme against Gender Based Violence was constructed as a means to ensure the implementation of the main recommendations of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women to prevent gender-based violence.  The Strategic Plan also has the goal of providing comprehensive support to survivors of gender-based violence, and provide protection to persons subjected to gender-based violence.  The final goal is to prosecute perpetrators of gender-based violence.

Source of Information

Government of the Republic of Armenia, National Review on Beijing +20, page 26


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