Country Brunei Darussalam
Year 1985
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Council of Women comprises of 13 national women's organizations representing the views and aspirations of all women in Brunei Darussalam with the main objective of improving the status of women in all areas such as education, economy, welfare, culture and social. The Council also strives for gender equality and the promotion of women's roles in national development.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Brunei Darussalam to the Questionnaire on Violence against Women 2012, pg 20