Country Suriname
Year 2008
Type of Measure Justice > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In September 2008, Members of the Steering Committee on Domestic Violence were trained on the issue of domestic violence. The aim of the training was to make the members aware of domestic violence. Some of the subjects that were addressed are: gender in relation to domestic violence, the definition of domestic violence, forms of domestic violence, causes and consequences of domestic violence.

Source of Information

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