Country India
Year 2016
Type of Measure Health > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

To address the gaps in responding to the needs of survivors of sexual violence at various levels, in 2016, the Government of India introduced the Guidelines and Protocols on ‘Medico Legal Care for Survivors/Victims of Sexual Violence ’in order to set up standardized protocols for care, treatment and rehabilitative services for survivors of all forms of sexual violence.

Source of Information

India's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.41