Country India
Year 2007 - 2012
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Other harmful practices, Sexual violence, Stalking, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Eleventh Five Year Development Plan (2007 -2012) addresses the issue of violence against women. It recognizes that every form of violence including female foeticide, rape, abduction, trafficking, dowry deaths, domestic violence and witch hunting has been on the rise. The Plan envisages that during the plan period justice delivery mechanism will be strengthened. Violence against women will be articulated as a public health issue and training will be provided to medical personnel at all levels.

Full Text

Eleventh Five Year Development Plan

Source of Information

Response of the Government of India to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010