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Accelerate Actions to Fight Violence against Women and Girls - Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet


What Actions to Accelerate?

  • Revise the Criminal Code as it strengthens the protection of women from physical, sexual and emotional violence by their spouses.
  • Expand the access to potable water in nearby villages Expand the access to alternative energy supplies to households
  • Engage men and boys in the fight against VAWG
  • Consolidate data on the number of complaints, prosecutions and convictions, and use data to research and the review of laws, strategies and programs
  • Enhance and expand coordination and referral (legal, rehabilitation and reintegration services)
  • Integrate VAWG prevention and response strategies into disaster risk management