Country Peru
Year 2016
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Plan Against Gender-Based Violence 2016-2021 is an instrument of planning and intersectoral articulation that seeks to articulate in a period of five years the actions of all State institutions to reduce the rates of violence against women in the country. It addresses 16 forms of violence against women, including: forced sterilization, sexual orientation violence, political harassment, economic violence and obstetric violence. The plan also covers sexual harassment, human trafficking, violence during conflicts social and violence that occurs through information and communication technologies.

Source of Information

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

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