Country Jamaica
Year 2018
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


In July 2018, the Government of Jamaica purchased a property to be used as a National Shelter for victims of gender-based violence. Subsequently, the Condition Survey and Renovation Assessment were completed and plans are underway to have the Shelter operational in short term.

Source of Information

Jamaica's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.17