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 :24 % (1)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :45 % (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)

Guinea-Bissau Search Data

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Law against Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Guinea-Bissau | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Guinea-Bissau | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Data from the Emergency Wards of Sima Mendes National Hospital

Guinea-Bissau | 2006

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Health

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Gender-based Violence Data

Guinea-Bissau | 2005

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 37 of the Constitution

Guinea-Bissau | 1996

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The National Committee to Combat Harmful Practices

Guinea-Bissau

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Other harmful practices


Training of Officers to Combat Human Trafficking

Guinea-Bissau

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Trafficking


(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.