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

1 - 10 of 25 Results

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)


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)


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)


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


1 - 10 of 25 Results

(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) Percentage of girls and women aged 15 to 49 years who have undergone FGM/C. Source: UNICEF global databases 2017, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and other nationally representative surveys.