Country Saint Lucia
Year 1997 - 2002
Type of Measure Administrative data > Justice
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


A review of the trends in the number of cases lodged with Family Court since its formation reveals a growing demand of the services of the Court.  In 1997, there were at  total of 161 domestic violence cases lodged with the Family Court and the number of domestic violence cases lodged increased from 1997 until 2000, with 482 cases in 2000, and started to see a decrease with 452 cases lodged in 2001 and 414 cases lodged in 2002.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/LCA/1-6 para 2.18