Country El Salvador
Year 2012
Type of Measure Health > Protocols and guidelines, Justice > Protocols and guidelines, Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Femicide/Feminicide, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Protocol for Investigating Femicide adopted by the Attorney General’s Office aims to guide prosecutors, police investigators and forensic physicians in handling crime scenes involving female homicide or femicide. Assistant prosecutors are trained at the School for Prosecutors in access to justice for women, offences that are defined in gender terms and special investigation methods, including the Protocol mentioned above.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/20/SLV/1, para. 72.

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