SGBV Prevention Strategies

27 Aug 2013
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Summary

This report highlights the collective response to gender based violence and represents the strategies of the Government and the UN, implemented with the support of its partners.

Highlights

  • Data on violence in Liberia indicates a steady increase in number of cases reported over the years.
  • Data on violence in Liberia indicates a steady increase in number of cases reported over the years from 44% in 2012 to 52.7% in 2013.
  • Four rape related deaths of children have already been recorded in the first half of 2013, compared to five in 2012.
  • The comparative data of three service providers clearly indicate that there is a steep drop in cases reaching the police (16%) and courts (4.3%).

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