Country Antigua and Barbuda
Year 1997
Type of Measure Social services > Hotline/Helpline
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


A 24-hour hotline for survivors of domestic violence in Antigua and Barbuda was established by the government.  Support services, education, and awareness are components of the hotline services.  A legal reform group reviewed existing legislation and worked to inform women of their rights while a team of legal experts offered free legal advice to survivors.

Source of Information

Government of Antigua and Barbuda, National Review on Beijing +20 , page 12 Section C


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