Country Uganda
Type of Measure Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Referral services, Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Various National Guidelines including National Referral Pathway Guideline for prevention and response to GBV and Guidelines for establishment and management of GBV Shelters for protection of victims and survivors of violence against women and girls have been developed in line with Inter Agency Standing Committee guidelines on GBV among other international guidelines. The National Referral Pathway Guideline facilitates primary duty bearers and actors with information on how to respond to GBV cases and to guide the victims/ survivors of GBV on where to seek assistance and what services are available at different referral points. Guidelines for establishment and management of GBV Shelters provide minimum standards and procedure for public and private actors that intend to establish and manage GBV Shelters in the country.

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.3