Country Maldives
Year 2012
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Public Health Protection Act 7/2012 galvanised the production of the Health Sector Response to GBV, a National Guideline on Care and Prevention for Healthcare Providers in 2013, which was rolled out in 2016 establishing “protocols for assessment and treatment of cases” of GBV.

Source of Information

Maldives' submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.14.

For more information:World Health Organization