Country Saint Kitts and Nevis
Year 2013
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis affirmed its commitment to address issues related to the sexual abuse and incest of children by launching the Blue Bear Campaign in October 2013. As part of a regional initiative, and sponsored by UNICEF, the local campaign officially dubbed ‘Break the Silence: Prevent Child Sexual Abuse Blue Bear Campaign,’ calls for empowerment through education. Public awareness programs include Child Abuse Prevention Week which are used as opportunities to raise public awareness of issues faced. 

Source of Information

Saint Kitts and Nevis's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.34-35