Country Samoa
Year 2018
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Samoa is the first small island State in the Pacific to launch its National Security Policy in 2018. The National Security Policy covers four key threats considered most critical to Samoa. This includes Border Security, natural disasters and climate change, cyber security and two aspects of human security which are gender-based violence (GBV) and health security are noted as main categories of risk to Samoa’s security and stability. 

Source of Information

Samoa's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.51

For more information: National Security Policy