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 :41 % (1)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :83 % (2)

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)

Eritrea Search Data

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Womens Economic Empowerment

Eritrea | 2013

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Eritrean Population Health Survey 2010

Eritrea | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting Legal Disputes

Eritrea | 2009 | 2013

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines, Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Civil and Penal Codes Revised

Eritrea | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Other harmful practices, Child, early and forced marriage, Sexual violence


Campaign against Female Genital Mutilation

Eritrea | 2009

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Women Filing Charges against Sexual Assault

Eritrea | 2009 | 2012

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


East African Sub-Regional Conference on Female Genital Mutilation

Eritrea | 2008

Type of Measure : Regional Initiatives

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Proclamation 158 2007 The Female Circumcision Abolition Proclamation

Eritrea | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


National Campaigns to End Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting

Eritrea | 2007

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Work with public private sectors > Media

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


National Gender and Action Plan

Eritrea | 2003 | 2008

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Sexual violence


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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 2016, based on DHS, MICS and other nationally representative surveys.


(2) Percentage of girls and women aged 15 to 49 years who have undergone FGM/C. Source: UNICEF global databases 2016, based on DHS, MICS and other nationally representative surveys.