Country Tuvalu
Year 2014 - 2019
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Tuvalu National Gender Policy 2014-2019 is the guiding framework to operationalise Government’s commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment in Tuvalu. The policy states that, the priority outcomes are sought over the next 5 years of this plan: 
1. Increase capacity within all sectors of Government to address key issues of concern in achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment within each sector; 
2. Reflect Government commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment in legislation and in sector policies affecting government and civil society; 
3. Create an enabling environment for the full participation of women in economic development; 
4. Take measures to ensure women’s and men’s equal access and full participation in decision-making as a means of enhancing leadership and governance at all levels; 
5. Eliminate all forms of violence against women.

Source of Information

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

For more information: National Gender Policy 2014-2019