Country Pakistan
Year 2008
Type of Measure Administrative data > Police
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Gender Crime Centre (GCC) was established in April 2006 in the National Police Bureau, Minitry of the Interior. The GCC gathers, collates, and analyses data on violence against women, especially cases of gang rape, rape, abduction, kidnapping, and "honour killings." This central repository on data assists policy makers to develop comprehensive and effective measures to control violence. The GCC is staffed with one senior police officer at the rank of DIG, one senior superintendent of police, and four superintendents of police, with sixteen support staff. The Director General of the National Police Bureau is the National Focal Point on cases of violence against women.

The Government has provided the data collected by the Gender Crime Centre in 2008.

Full Text

Gender Crime Centre Statistics on Violence against Women

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Pakistan to the questionnaire on violence against women, September 2009