Country Qatar
Year 2008
Type of Measure Health > Training
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

From 8 to 10 June 2008, the Qatar Foundation for the Protection of Women and Children organized a training session for health workers, at which ways to address cases of abuse and violence were discussed. The course was attended by 48 male and female nurses from the primary health-care department.

On 15 October 2008, the Foundation held a workshop entitled "Abuse and mental health", which was attended by 63 representatives of governmental, quasi-governmental, civil society and other organizations.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Qatar to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2008