Country Russian Federation
Year 2017 - 2022
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 Women 2017-2022 contains actions aimed at safeguarding the health of women of all ages, promoting economic advancement of women, fostering continuous improvement of their income and welfare, preventing social disadvantage and violence against women, enhancing women's participation in political and public life and advancing official statists related to matters of women's position in society.

As part of the implementation of the Russian Federation National Action Strategy for Women 2017–2022, a roundtable meeting on Preventing Social Disadvantage of Women and Combating Violence against Women: Causes, Prevention and Ways of Overcoming was organized in 2018 to develop and exchange network of best practices with the relevant stakeholders. The roundtable meeting was designed to share best practices in combating this global scourge and to raise awareness about applicable standards related to prevention of violence against women and domestic violence.

The Order of the Government of the Russian Federation dated 8 March 2017 No.410-r endorsed establishment of the National Strategy for Women 2017–2022.

Source of Information

Russia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.2 and p.22.