Country Saint Kitts and Nevis
Year 1989
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Delinquency Department of the Royal St. Christipher and Nevis Police Force was established at the request of the Ministry of Women's Affairs in 1989.  The department is responible for the investigation of all reported cases of child abuse, domestic violence, and juvenile delinquency.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/KNA/1-4, para 79