Country Bangladesh
Year 2010
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

District Committees on Violence against Women have been created to deal with the issue of violence against women.  There are 64 such District Committees, located in 64 districts.  Each of these Committees have 8 members and a District Commissioner as their chairperson.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Bangladesh to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010