Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Year 2020 - 2025
Type of Measure Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls, Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence

Brief Description

In June 2015, the DRC's Ministry of Gender, Children and Family initiated a review of its national strategy to end sexual and gender-based violence, initially adopted in 2009, to take into account not only sexual violence but also other forms of gender-based violence, including domestic violence. The revised strategy adopted in 2020 a 5-year plan to reduce violence against women.

Source of Information

Democratic Republic of the Congo' submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.37.