Country Bulgaria
Year 2021
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 the Promotion of Equality between Women and Men for the period 2021-2030 was asopted. The main goal of the document is to contribute to the achievement of de facto equality between women and men in Bulgaria by implementing a unified, consistent and sustainable state policy. The adopted action plan to the strategy sets out measures to: promote equality between women and men in decision-making processes; combating violence and protecting and supporting victims; overcoming gender stereotypes in various spheres of public life, and sexism, etc.

The Strategy was prepared by the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy (MLSP) according to the provisions of art. 5, Art. 6, para. 5, item 2 and art. 12 of the Law on gender equality and the implementation of the decision of the Council of Ministers № 368 of June 25, 2019.

Source of Information

The Government of Bulgaria's submission for the 2022 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

National Strategy Of The Republic Of Bulgaria For Equality, Inclusion And Participation Of The Roma 2021 - 2030