Country
Year 2016 - 2020
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The purpose of the National Strategy for Promoting the Equality between Women and Men, 2016-2020, is to create guarantees for equal treatment, equal access to the social  resources and equal participation in decision making of women and men in the Republic of Bulgaria in view of their successful personal and social fulfillment and encouraging gender equality in all spheres of national social, economic and political life. Priority Area 4 of the Strategy is focused on addressing gender-based violence and the protection of and support to victims.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Bulgaria to the Questionnaire on the Global Database on Violence against Women 2017

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