Country Vanuatu
Year 2008
Type of Measure Police > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

In 2008, the Family Protection Act was passed and the Family Protection Unit was set up within the Vanuatu Police Force. There are ongoing workshops, trainings and awareness-raising organized by the police and the Vanuatu Women's Centre around prevention of gender based violence.

Source of Information

Government of Vanuatu, National Review on Beijing +20, 2014 p. 8