Gender-Sensitive Police Response in Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in the Arab States

The policy paper provides an overview of the police response to Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in the Arab States region including in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The paper then presents UN Women and UNODC’s initiative on Gender Sensitive Policing, for further engagement of the police on the issue of VAWG in the region.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa

Subject area(s): Ending violence against women and girls; COVID-19

Publication year: 2021

Number of pages: 10 (EN); 8 (AR)