Country Zambia
Year 2018
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Zambia has established Gender Based Violence Fast Track Courts to increase access to justice for GBV victims and ensure timely disposal of cases. So far, six (6) GBV Fast Track Courts have been established.

The Judiciary of Zambia and the UN Joint Programme on Gender-Based Violence with financial support from the Governments of Sweden, United Kingdom and Ireland on Tuesday, 30th October 2018 launched Zambia’s third user friendly fast track court for Gender Based Violence (GBV) at Mongu, Zambia.

Source of Information

Zambia's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.3. 

For more information: The Judiciary of Zambia