Country India
Year 2013
Type of Measure Regional Initiatives
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The India-Brazil-South Africa Women's Forum organized  two-day consultations which was segregated into six sessions with eminent experts deliberating on priority areas such as ending violence against women, empowering rural and marginalized women and as well as strengthening the ongoing efforts on gender budgeting. The stakeholders’ consultations were followed by several rounds of intensive dialogue during the officer level meeting on 15 May 2013, concluding with the Forum reaffirming its commitment towards ending violence against women, women’s empowerment and gender equality issues. The forum also made key recommendations such as on developing a comprehensive action plan to end all forms of violence against women and girls in all arenas.

Source of Information

Government of India, National review on Beijing +20, 2015, page 16.


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