Country Mauritania
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

A number of actions have been taken to publicize gender violence and raise awareness of it among decision-makers and the general public and to ensure better care of victims. These actions included:

• Advocacy and consultation seminars for judicial authorities (court presidents, lawyers, criminal investigation officers, gendarmes and police superintedents and officers);
• Human rights training for male and female instructors;
• Preparation and dissemination of a judicial procedures guide.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/MRT/2-3 para. 48