Country Bhutan
Year 2016 - 2017
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

Besides the regular awareness programmes by relevant government and non-government agencies, a nation-wide high-level advocacy programme led by Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, the Goodwill Ambassador of UNFPA, was conducted in all 20 dzongkhags in 2016 and 2017 on reproductive health, gender-based violence, child rights issues such as child marriage, teenage pregnancy and services for women and children in difficult circumstance.

Source of Information

Bhutan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.52