Country Bangladesh
Year 2010
Type of Measure Education > Non-formal education
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Ministry of Women and Children Affairs has been providing training on violence against women at the Imam Training Academy on a regular basis. 


The Ministry has also been providing training on violence against women to local government officials, education professionals, community leaders and social workers. 


The Ministry has provided a training to prevent eve-teasing on 11 May 2010, to which some boys participated.  


Most of the training are not mandatory.  The main themes of those training are the prevention of dowry and early marriage, eve-teasing, and women empowerment.

Source of Information

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