Country Suriname
Year 2017
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The National Council Domestic Violence (NCDV) was installed in June 2017 by the Minister of Justice and Police for a period of 3 years and is composed of representatives of various ministries and NGOs. The main task of this council was to update the National Policy Plan Structural Approach Domestic Violence 2014 – 2017; to formulate a Work plan for the integral approach of domestic violence; and the monitoring of the implementation of all the activities mentioned in these documents. In July 2018 the council presented the updated National Policy Plan “Structural approach Domestic Violence” and the related work plan to the Minister of Justice and Police. The council is also in charge with the monitoring of the implementation of the work plan.

Source of Information

Suriname's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.15

For more information: Suriname Report on the Implementation of the Montevideo Strategy October 2016 - May 2019