Country Niger
Year 2017 - 2021
Type of Measure Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Niger has adopted a National Strategy for the Prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and implemented its 2017-2021 action plan. The aim is to eventually reduce the prevalence rate of gender-based violence (GBV) in Niger from 28.4% to 15.4%. To this end, a consultation framework for stakeholders in the fight against GBV and holistic care centres for GBV survivors are available.

Source of Information

Niger's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019pp. 29-30

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