Country Sudan
Year 2010
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Unit for the Suppression of Violence against Women and Children was established within the Ministry of Justice.  The Unit is specialized on combating violence against women.  It has been working on the preparation of the guide for clinical treatment of rape cases, training physicians and other medical staff, with a view to documenting the medical status of victims of violence (August 2006), and providing victims of violence with all medication necessary for the treatment and prevention free of charge in medical institutions (2006-2008).

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. 38 and 39