Country Uganda
Year 2016
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms, Prevention > Community mobilization
Form of Violence Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

Community policing is a system where the police works with communities in preventing and addressing crimes within a given community. Sixty eight (68), community policing sessions were conducted during the reporting period. These were undertaken by police officers and community leaders who managed to reached 8000 people.  The police and community leaders have also carried out community surveillance and investigations on reported cases of FGM/C.

Source of Information

The Republic of Uganda's submission for the 2016 Secretary General’s Report on the implementation of the General Assembly Resolutions on Intensification of efforts to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, on Trafficking in women and girls, and on Intensifying global efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilations. P.8