Country United Republic of Tanzania
Year 2013 - 2016
Type of Measure Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Tanzania Police Force launched a 3 year Action Plan as a sign for long commitment to respond to GBV issues with proper planning and allocated resources. The Action Plan is designed to guide the efforts of the Tanzania Police Force to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of their response to cases of GBV and child abuse. It sets out clear outputs, activities and targets and provides a clear baseline against which progress can be monitored. Six Regions have been identified as priority areas for implementing the plan using newly national guidelines for establishing Gender and Children Desks for FY 2013/16.

Source of Information

The Government of The United Republic of Tanzania, National Review on the Beijing +20 2014, para. 86

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