Country Uganda
Year 1998
Type of Measure Police > Protocols and guidelines, Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


The Child and Family Protection Unit established May 1998 was the result of increased reports of violence against children and women and the need for police to sensitively and professionally handle the violations.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Uganda to the questionnaire on Beijing +15, 2009