Country Vanuatu
Year 2015 - 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

Vanuatu launched its National Gender Equality Policy (NGEP) 2015 – 2019 in November 2016 during the 16 Days of Activism against GBV Campaign. Its strategic priorities include: 
• Reduction of Domestic and Gender Based Violence (including development and humanitarian settings);
• Enhancement of Women’s Economic Empowerment;
• Promotion of Women’s Political Leadership and Decision Making; 
• Building a Foundation in Gender Mainstreaming (including development climate change, disaster risk reduction and emergency settings).

Source of Information

Vanuatu's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.37-38

For more information: National Gender Equality Policy 2015-2019