Country Paraguay
Year 2018
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Femicide/Feminicide

Brief Description

In view of the increase in cases of feminicide and attempts at feminicide, the Ministry of Women, in December 2018, has established a Crisis Bureau (Mesa de Crisis), composed of representatives of the National Police, the Public Ministry, the Gender Secretariat of the Supreme Court of Justice and the Public Defender's Office, which are institutions in charge of the application of Law No. 5777/16 in strategies for prevention, care, protection and punishment of acts of violence against women.

Source of Information

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

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