The study was initiated by Institute of Economic Affairs to assess the status of gender desks at police stations with a view to revealing challenges thereof and proposing remedial measures and other related support required to make them functional. In accessing the status of gender desks, the study therefore addressed the following policy questions:- Are police gender desks functional? Do we have police gender desks based budget outlook? Are there structural or institutional framework gaps that hinder establishment of gender desks? Are the current gender strategies adequate to address Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the country?