Country Marshall Islands
Year 2016
Type of Measure Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Integrated services delivery
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls, Trafficking

Brief Description

The Government of Republic of the Marshall Islands through the Gender in Development (GID) office has an Memorandum of Understanding with Women United Together Marshall Islands (WUTMI) to fund the Weto in Mour, WiM (a Place of Life) Project, the first ever initiative to support service to address violence against women and girls and its victims, to access support and protections. The Australian Government through the Pacific Women Shaping Pacific Development (Pacific Women) Initiative supports the WiM program as well. Under the WiM Program, emergency accommodation is provided to victims until family members are identified whom the victim(s) feel safe staying with. The program also provides emergency transportation to outer island victims who are then able to access the range of services WiM offers in Majuro.

Source of Information

Marshall Islands's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.19, p.56, p.59

For more information: WUTMI Opens Weto in Mour (A Place of Life)