Country Uganda
Year 2011
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

December 2011, Heads of State agreed to develop 19 strong actions for prevention, ending impunity, and providing support to survivors of gender based violence.  The National Action Plan includes the establishment of safety centers for gender based violence survivors. The process is underway to develop the guidelines for establishing the centers in Uganda.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Uganda to the Questionnaire on Violence against Women2012, pg 5