Country Kiribati
Year 2004
Type of Measure Police > Protocols and guidelines, Prevention > Community mobilization
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


A Community Policing program was established in South Tarawa in 2004 and in the outer islands in 2008. There are now Community Policing officers for each police station in South Tarawa. The community policing program aims to address three main issues: underage drinking, domestic violence, and child abuse.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Kiribati to the questionnaire on violence against women, June 2009