Country Bhutan
Year 2011
Type of Measure Prevention > Community mobilization
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Community Based Support System (CBSS) was establishmed in every dzongkhag as branch of the non-governmental organization RENEW. It comprises of a network of volunteers from the communities. All cases and issues related to domestic violence were reviewed by volunteers. The core idea behind the establishment of the CBSS was to involve the community in addressing violence against women.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Bhutan to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011