Niger

Population size: 

24.2 million [1]

Number of people experiencing domestic abuse each year:

No research.

Cost of domestic abuse to the economy each year:

No research.

Estimated % change due to COVID-19:

No research.


Current law and policy:

Lack of information available as regards the response of Niger’s government and commitments to domestic abuse. According to the World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law, Niger do not have separate legislation that deals specifically with domestic violence.[2]


Frontline Services:

 

Sources


[1] Worldometer, “Niger Population (Live)”, (worldometers.info)

[2] https://www.uneca.org/sites/default/files/uploaded-documents/Gender/EGM-RRAGDI- 2017/3-agdi_report_combatting_violence_against_women.pdf