Country Netherlands
Year 2009
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Child, early and forced marriage, Other harmful practices

Brief Description


A conference on violence against girls was held in The Hague, the Netherlands, on 9 and 10 March 2009. It was organised by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Ministry for Youth and Families, the Ministry of Health, Welfare & Sport, the Ministry of Justice, and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, and the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre. The theme of the conference was violence against girls in the home and family setting. 

Full Text

International Conference on Violence against the Girl Child

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Netherlands to the questionnaire on violence against women, February 2009