Country Uganda
Year 2016 - 2022
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Policy on the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence 2016 and the National Action Plan on the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence 2016 – 2022 provide guidance on the types of violence that the country prioritizes. The policy recognizes the forms of violence against women in Uganda as physical, sexual, psychological/emotional violence, economic, and harmful traditional practices.

Source of Information

Uganda's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.53

For more information: The National Policy on Elimination of Gender-Based Violence in Uganda