Country Lesotho
Year 2008
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Ministry of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation with the financial support of UNFPA and GENDER-LINKS and in partnership with civil society organizations and other stakeholders formulated a National Action Plan on Gender Based Violence in 2008. The plan focused on the following key areas: legislation and policy services, socio-economic, cultural and political rights, public education and awareness, integrated approaches and budgetary allocations.

Source of Information

The Government of Lesotho, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, pg 26