Building a strong justice system to break the cycle of violence against women

For the first time in the Lao PDR, on May 26-27, key justice agencies came together to explore how they could fulfill their role in responding to and preventing violence against women. This training session follows the recommendations outlined in a detailed capacity needs assessment conducted across the sector last year by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on their capacity and readiness to implement the National Action Plan on Preventing and Eliminating Violence Against Women. 

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