Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :Official National Statistics Not Available

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : Official National Statistics Not Available

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available

Child Marriage :20 % (1)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Concluding observations of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Gender Equality Indexes:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :108 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :12 (3)

Burundi Search Data

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Ligne budgetaire pour la lutte contre les violences faites aux femmes

| 2014 | 2015

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Le Forum National des Femmes (FNF)

| 2013

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


"Projet de Loi Portant Prévention, Protection et Répression de la Violence basée sur le Genre"

| 2013

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Le Centre HUMURA

Burundi | 2012

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > One-stop centers

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The National Gender Policy

Burundi | 2011

Type of Measure : Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Loi no. 1/05 portant Révision du Code Pénal

Burundi | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Stratégie Nationale de Lutte Contre les Violences Basées sur le Genre

Burundi | 2009

Type of Measure : Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Articles 554-562 of the Criminal Code (Sexual Violence)

Burundi | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Etude Nationale sur les Violences Faites aux Femmes en Période de Conflit

Burundi | 2009

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Ordonnance Ministériale no. 550/1646 portant Nomination des Points Focaux

Burundi | 2009

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases, 2018, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and other nationally representative surveys.


(2) The Gender Inequality Index is a composite measure reflecting inequality between women and men in three different dimensions: reproductive health (maternal mortality ratio and adolescent birth rate), empowerment (share of parliamentary seats held by women and share of population with at least some secondary education), and labour market participation (labour force participation rate). Source: United Nations Development Programme, Human Development Report 2016.


(3) The Global Gender Gap Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic, political, education and health criteria. Source: World Economic Forum, the Global Gender Gap Report 2016.