Country United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Year 2016 - 2020
Type of Measure Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Strategy was formulated for the time period of 2016-2020. The main intent behind the strategy was to strengthen the legislative framework for combating and preventing VAWG. 

The Strategy is based on the following pillars:
1) Prevention
2) Provision of Services
3) Partnership Working
4) Pursuing Perpetrators


Source of Information

United Kingdom's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.32

For more information: Strategy to end violence against women and girls: 2016 to 2020