Country Marshall Islands
Year 2012
Type of Measure Police > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

Marshall Islands Police Department has undergone extensive capacity building activities in partnership with Pacific Prevention of Domestic Violence Programme. This includes the creation and staffing of a Domestic Violence Unit. Furthermore, the police department endorsed the First Response Protocol developed in cooperation with Women United Together Marshall Islands to ensure appropriate institutional response to victims of domestic violence. Marshall Islands Police Department continues to work to strengthen their ability to respond appropriately to cases of domestic violence.

Source of Information

A/HRC/WG.6/22/MHL/1 para. 36