Country Jamaica
Year 2004
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Gender Advisory Committee (GAC) was established in 2004 to provide strategic oversight for the development of a National Policy for Gender Equality through the agency of the national machinery, the Bureau of Women's Affairs.

In 2010, the GAC has developed, with the Bureau of Women's Affairs, the National Policy for Gender Equality (2011-2015).

Source of Information

Gender Advisory Committee