Country Kiribati
Year 2016
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

From September 2016 to date, an Essential Service Programme (ESP) funded by UN Women (working in collaboration with UNFPA) has been implemented in Kiribati improving services of Sexual Gender Based Violence frontline service providers such as Police, Judiciary, Health and Social Welfare services for victims/survivors of domestic violence.The impacts of improved services have been fast tracking of high risk cases through SAFENET’s Case Management Review Committee (key front service providers), increased use of services by women and girls, national awareness through promotion use of IEC (Island Education Coordinators) materials as illustrated by the Kiribati Women and Children Support Centre (KWCSC’s) records having served a lot of GBV cases from when it first opened last year.

Source of Information

Kiribati's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.8