Country Latvia
Year 2011
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Target No. 10 of the National Action Plan on Health aims to reduce health disorders from violence and accidents.  By 2010 there should be significant and sustainable decrease in injuries, disability and death arising from violence and accidents.  In particular, the incidence of all kinds of violence and its health consequences should be reduced by at least 10%.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Latvia to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011