Country Nicaragua
Year 2009
Type of Measure Health > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Ministry of Health, since 2000, promote the development, adoption and implementation of standards and procedures for addressing domestic violence cases, with a basic tool for the establishment of guidelines for those dealing with individuals affected by domestic violence, through an interdisciplinary effort by the national health-care sector. Local domestic violence prevention and care networks and the Ministry’s own computer systems have also been strengthened.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/GNQ/6, para. 217


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