Country Nicaragua
Year 2016
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Nicaraguan Public Ministry has a Specialized Unit of Crimes Against Gender Violence (UECVG), and it is responsible for exercising criminal prosecution with a gender perspective in all crimes committed in the public sphere as private to the detriment of women, children, adolescents, persons with disabilities or who are in conditions of vulnerability and whose rights have been violated.

Source of Information

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

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