Country Sri Lanka
Year 2016
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Committee on Women has conducted three research studies on the following topics during 2015/2016 

i. Gender Based Cyber Violence
ii. Child Mothers
iii. Violence against women in Plantation sector

Stakeholder discussions on the research conducted have been completed and action will be taken to monitor the implementation made therein.

The Ministry of Women and Child Affairs has developed questionnaires and structures to collect field level data on GBV with UNFPA assistance and training programs are ongoing on data collection for the field officers.

Source of Information

The Government of Sri Lanka's submission for the 2016 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, on Trafficking in women and girls. P.4