Country Belarus
Year 2009
Type of Measure Health > Training
Form of Violence Trafficking, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Advanced training for specialists within the system of public health regarding work with victims of violence is carried out on the basis of the Belarus Medical Academy for post-graduate education (BelMAPO) and of the Research Centre for training, retraining, and advanced training of personnel.

Included in the academic programmes for the advanced training of specialists are courses of lectures on prevention, rehabilitation, social adaptation, and legal aspects of working with victims of violence, trafficking in humans, and sexual exploitation.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Belarus to the questionnaire on violence against women, February 2009; CEDAW/C/BLR/4-6 p. 10