Country Uganda
Year 2010
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The National Development Plan 2010-2015 identified gender inequality as the key binding constraint to socio-economic development in Uganda.  The plan emphasizes the prevalence of gender based violence and highlights the need for better access to justice for survivors of gender based violence.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Uganda to the Questionnaire on Violence against Women 2012, pg 10