Country Lesotho
Year 2018 - 2030
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Gender and Development Policy 2018-2030 commits to promote zero tolerance of all forms of violence against women, men, boys, girls. The policy has made further advancements by providing for protection of right of the LGBTI community and people living with disability. The Policy stipulates for a multi sectoral approach where every sector will engender its programmes and the policy has gender-based violence (GBV) as one of its priority areas, to be implemented by different sectors. The policy further pledges to prevent and reduce all forms of gender based violence in the public and private spheres and to provide integrated services to GBV survivors and perpetrators. 

Source of Information

Lesotho's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.46

For more information: Gender and Development Policy 2018-2030