Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :6 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 5 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 2 % (3)

Child Marriage :32 % (4)

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)

Comoros Search Data

1 - 10 of 15 Results

The Group on Follow-up to the Commitments of the Government relating to Human Trafficking

Comoros | 2013

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Round Tables on Sexual and all other forms of Violence

Comoros | 2012

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Enquête Démographique et de Santé et à Indicateurs Multiples (EDSC-MICS II) 2012

Comoros | 2012

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Le Commissariat Général en charge de la Solidarité et de la Promotion du Genre (CGG)

Comoros | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Promoting Gender Equity through the Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper

Comoros | 2009

Type of Measure : Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Ratio of Women Subjected to Verbal, Physical or Sexual Violence

Comoros | 2009

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls


The National Policy on Gender Equality and Equity

Comoros | 2008

Type of Measure : Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


La Direction Nationale de la Promotion du Genre

Comoros | 2006 | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 51 of the Family Code (Equality Between Spouses)

Comoros | 2001

Type of Measure : Other relevant laws > Family law

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Preamble of the Constitution

Comoros | 2001

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 15 Results

(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Direction Générale de la Statistique et de la Prospective (DGSP) et ICF International, 2014. Enquête Démographique et de Santé et à Indicateurs Multiples aux Comores 2012. Rockville, MD 20850, USA : DGSP et ICF International.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Direction Générale de la Statistique et de la Prospective (DGSP) et ICF International, 2014. Enquête Démographique et de Santé et à Indicateurs Multiples aux Comores 2012. Rockville, MD 20850, USA : DGSP et ICF International.


(3) Proportion of women aged 15–49 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: Direction Générale de la Statistique et de la Prospective (DGSP) et ICF International, 2014. Enquête Démographique et de Santé et à Indicateurs Multiples aux Comores 2012. Rockville, MD 20850, USA : DGSP et ICF International.


(4) 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.