Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :35 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 27 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :55 % (3)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :89 % (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)

Gender Equality Indexes:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :156 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :138 (6)

Mali Search Data

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Ligne verte VBG

Mali | 2014

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Enquête Démographique et de Santé (EDSM-V)

Mali | 2012 | 2013

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


 Enquête Démographique et de Santé (des indicateurs des VBG)

Mali | 2012 | 2013

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)


Loi relative à la lutte contre la traite des personnes et les pratiques assimilés

Mali | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Article 352 du Code des Personnes et de la Famille (Cas d’Excès et de Sévices en des Causes de Divorce)

Mali | 2011

Type of Measure : Other relevant laws > Family law

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Articles 10 15 26 of the Marriage and Guardianship Code

Mali | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Comité national de coordination de la lutte contre la traite des personnes et les pratiques assimilées 

Mali | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Fonds d’Autonomisation des Femmes et l’Epanouissement des Enfants (FAFE)

Mali | 2011

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Stratégie Nationale de Planification et de Budgétisation Sensible au Genre (PBSG)

Mali | 2011

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Politique Nationale Genre (PNG) 

Mali | 2011 | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 27 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: Cellule de Planification et de Statistique (CPS/SSDSPF), Institut National de la Statistique (INSTAT/MPATP), INFO-STAT et ICF International, 2014. Enquête Démographique et de Santé au Mali 2012-2013. Rockville, Maryland, USA : CPS, INSTAT, INFO-STAT 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: Cellule de Planification et de Statistique (CPS/SSDSPF), Institut National de la Statistique (INSTAT/MPATP), INFO-STAT et ICF International, 2014. Enquête Démographique et de Santé au Mali 2012-2013. Rockville, Maryland, USA : CPS, INSTAT, INFO-STAT et ICF International.


(3) 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.


(4) 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.


(5) 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.


(6) 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.