Country Kuwait
Year 2015 - 2019
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Medium Term Development Plan on Women’s Development 2015-2019 aims to strengthen the capabilities of Kuwaiti women by reviewing and updating legislation, in line with Islamic Sharia, to eliminate discrimination against women. The Plan supports programs to develop women's social and economic capabilities, and to establish an institutional mechanism to protect women from violence in society and the family.

Source of Information

Kuwait's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.3.

For more information: Kuwait Mid-Range Development Plan 2015/2016 – 2019/2020