Country Bhutan
Year 2018
Type of Measure Prevention > Community mobilization
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Bhutan Pilot Project on Gender-based Violence (GBV): the Gakey Lamtoen, which focuses on primary prevention, was launched in December 2018. This project engages adolescents and caregivers in Babesa community to address the root causes of problematic social norms that lead to Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC). This project is a partnership between the National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) and other national stakeholders and is part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global project Ending GBV and Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Source of Information

Bhutan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.43

For more information: NCWC led pilot project to help prevent gender-based violence and Five-day training for the facilitators of the Gakey Lamtoen: Bhutan Gender-Based Violence Prevention Project caregiver groups