Country Nauru
Year 2008
Type of Measure Administrative data > Police, Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

In 2008 the Nauru Police Force (NPF) established a Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) which comprises specially trained officers including women police officers. The DVU collects and maintains statistics and case information that provides a realistic picture of violence against women in Nauru.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/10/NRU/1 para. 47