Country Ecuador
Year 2015
Type of Measure Monitoring and Evaluation > Policies
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Gender-Based Violence Observatory (Observatorio de Violencia de Género) contributes to the fulfillment of constitutional guarantees and full exercise of the human rights of victims of domestic and gender-based violence: sexual crimes and femicides, and allows to contribute in the taking of actions, decisions, resolutions and/or formulation of institutional and/or public policies. Collect, systematize and analyze reliable and truthful information on gender-based violence; monitor the actions of the authorities in the field of preventing, punishing and eradicating gender-based violence, taking three axes as priorities: health, justice and violence prevention. Finally, it makes public policy recommendations to the corresponding agencies.

Source of Information

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