Country Belize
Year 2010 - 2013
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Gender-based Violence Plan of Action 2010-2013 was adopted in June 2010.  Prior to that plan, another one existed for 2007-2009. The Plan includes all forms of gender-based violence against women, with specific reference to domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and sexual abuse and exploitation.

Full Text

National Gender-based Violence Plan of Action

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Belize to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010; Ministry of Human Development and Social Transformation