Country Kiribati
Year 2011 - 2021
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The five key Strategic Areas which form the Policy's main intervention are as follows:

  • Develop National Leadership and Commitments to Eliminate Gender Based Violence.
  • Strengthen Legal frameworks, Law enforcement and the Justice system.
  • Build Institutional and Community Capacity.
  • Strengthen & Improve Preventive, Protective, Social and Support services.
  • Eliminate and Prevent gender based violence through Civic Engagement and Advocacy.

The core principles of the National Action Plan are:

  • Country-driven, promoting national ownership of strategies through broad based participation of government, NGOs and civil society.
  • Result oriented and focused on outcomes that will benefit.
  • Partnership oriented, involving coordinated participation of development partners (government, domestic stakeholders, and external donors).

Source of Information

Ministry of Internal and Social Affairs