Country Saudi Arabia
Year 2008
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Shelters have been established by the General Department for Social Protection in Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah, and Ta'if.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Saudi Arabia to the questionnaire on violence against women, April 2009; CEDAW/C/SAU/2 p. 20