Country Uganda
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation, Social services > Psycho-social counselling
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Through Public-Private partnerships, a total of thirteen (13) GBV Shelters have been established in Uganda. GBV Shelters are part of the referral system that provide victims and survivors with temporary refuge, lodging and other services and link victims and survivors to medical, legal, economic and psycho-social services.

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.11