Country Saudi Arabia
Type of Measure Administrative data > Social Services, Justice > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Working in cooperation with the Family Safety Programme, the Ministry of Education established procedural mechanisms for identifying and reporting cases of violence in schools, through the child helpline, and appointed its own coordinators for the provinces and governorates. Programmes were also launched to raise awareness of children’s rights. These included programmes for curbing violence, preventing cruelty to children, promoting the culture of dialogue, ensuring personal protection, and giving voice to girl students.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/17/SAU/1, para 67