Country Nigeria
Year 2006
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 National Gender Policy (2006) seeks to combat all forms of violence against women and girls, among other things.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Nigeria to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011; Statement of Nigeria at the 54th session of CSW (2010); Statement of Nigeria at the 66th session of the UN General Assembly (2011)