Country Gambia
Year 2013 - 2017
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Gambia National Plan of Action (NPOA) on GBV 2013-2017 has the overall objective of reducing the number of women who encounter Gender Based Violence from 75.5% to 30%. The implementation of Gambia’s National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence is part of the efforts of both state and non-state actors in sensitization and discussions on traditional and cultural issues that affect the health and well-being of women and girls.

Source of Information

The Government of Gambia, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, Section pg 35