Country Liberia
Year 2018 - 2020
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

The revised National Gender Policy (NGP) from 2018-2020 built on the gaps that were identified during the review of the 2009 NGP. The revised NGP seeks to promote gender equality, social economic development; enhance women and girls empowerment for sustainable and inclusive development; enhance gender mainstreaming in the national development processes; create and strengthen gender responsive structures, processes and mechanism for the government in which both women and men participate equally, have access to, control and benefit from the country’s resources. Interventions to tackle sexual and gender-based violence has been a priority of the NGP 2018-2020. 

Source of Information

Liberia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.7 and p.9