Violence against Women (VAW)

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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (VAW)

An accessible system that takes account of, and supports, the particular needs of women impacted by violence, and that provides optimal services and protection by the state and private entities, and reduces secondary victimisation.

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CORE OBJECTIVES


Ensure that there is a legislative framework to address violence against women which is compliant with international and constitutional obligations.


Ensure that the state has implementation plans in place to action legal frameworks and policies.


Hold the state and private entities accountable in the implementation of laws and policies, and in the development of due diligence standards relating to violence against women.


Engage with strategic partners to promote and create awareness to women’s right to make autonomous decisions in the context of violence.