Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Year 2015
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Setting up a system for monitoring and collecting data and providing early warnings of cases of GBV in schools, through structures involving pupils, parents' associations, teachers' associations, school headmasters and community members, with a view to improving referrals for assistance, better analysing the problem and adapting solutions. During the 2015-2016 school year, 11,530 cases of violence, 6,017 acts of discrimination against girls and 2,834 acts of discrimination against boys were reported, while for the 2016-2017 school year, these figures have been reduced to 4,289, 2,990 and 950 respectively.

Source of Information

Democratic Republic of the Congo' submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.38.