Country Sudan
Year 2008
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Council for Child Welfare (NCCW) was established in 2008 pursuant to the Law on the National Council for Child Welfare.  The NCCW is comprised of representatives of every institution, ministry and civil society organization that operates in the field of the child.  The NCCW's mandate is to devise plans and strategies on child-related issues, including violence.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Sudan to the questionnaire on violence against women 2010; CRC/C/SDN/Q/3-4/Add.1, par. 44