Country Bhutan
Year 2011
Type of Measure Justice > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Victims of court proceddings have the following measures available to them during court proceedings:

- they can have an independent support person to accompany them;

- they have access to legal aid;

- they have the possiblity to provide testimony via video or video link;

- they can be physically separated from the perpetrator in the courtroom.

Source of Information

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