Country Mauritania
Year 2014 - 2018
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Action Plan to Combat Violence against Women and Girls in Mauritania adopted in 2013 was implemented from 2014 to 2018. The measures of the Plan are based on the following four strategic axes:
- Strengthening the legal, political and institutional framework
- Organisational capacity building
- Information, education and communication to change attitudes towards attitudes towards domestic violence
- Support and social integration of victims of domestic violence

Source of Information

Mauritania's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.76.