Country Zambia
Year 2009
Type of Measure Justice > Training, Police > Training
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

In April 2009, the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services, with support from the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF), Care International and the Embassy of the United States of America, began training some 500 role players in handling gender-based violence cases against children and women. The trainings included Police, Social Workers, Local Court Justices and Prosecutors. The training included two Training of Trainers courses in dealing with Child and adult witnesses of gender-based violence, as well as Court Preparation.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Zambia to the questionnaire on violence against women, August 2009