Country Suriname
Year 2006 - 2010
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


In the "Sector Plan Rechtsbescherming (Legal Protection) en Veiligheid (security) 2006-2010" of the Ministry of Justice and Police one of the policy targets is to improve the position of women and children among other things by approaching domestic violence/violence against women and children.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Suriname to the questionnaire on violence against women, February 2009