Country Bulgaria
Year 2009 - 2015
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Strategy for Promotion of Gender Equality for the period 2009 – 2015 has the objective of effectively applying the policy of the Bulgarian government aimed at improving the quality of life in the Republic of Bulgaria. The government also aspires to provide equal opportunities for women and men for full and active participation in all fields of public life without gender discrimination.  Objective 4 of the Strategic plan calls for eradication of gender violence and human trafficking through:
1. Increasing the effectiveness of measures against domestic violence, and
2. Responsible parenthood

Source of Information

The Government of Bulgaria, National Review on the Beijing +20, para. 82


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