Country Nauru
Year 2008
Type of Measure Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Integrated services delivery, Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) together with Women’s Affairs  established a Safe-House in 2008 for survivors of domestic violence. Counselling services are available at the Safe-House. The Safe-House has sheltered over thirty-five women and children since its establishment.  The newly established Women's Safe House, Eoag’n Ratequo(House to Strangers), has 6 air- conditioned rooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen, 2 toilets, and 2 small office spaces for the Safe House Counsellors. There was an increase in Budget allocation to meet the basic needs of those at the Safe House which included Counselling Services and a special program of “Building Families for Life”.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/10/NRU/1 para. 47, The Republic of Nauru, National Review on Beijing +20 2014, pg 1