Country Zambia
Year 2011
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Anti Gender-Based Violence Fund was established by the Anti Gender-Based Violence Act of 2011, in its Article 32 which reads as follows:

(1) There is hereby established the Anti-Gender-Based Violence Fund.
(2) The Fund shall consist of:
(a) voluntary contributions to the Fund from any person;
(b) such monies as Parliament may approve for purposes of the Fund; and

(c) any grants from any source within or outside Zambia with approval of the Minister.
(3) The monies of the Fund shall be applied for:
(a) the basic material support of victims; and
(b) any other matter connected with the counsel.

Source of Information

Anti Gender-Based Violence Act (2011)