Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :22 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 16 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :48 % (3)

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 :139 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :21 (5)

Mozambique Search Data

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National Campaign on Violence against Women

Mozambique | 2012 | 2017

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Inquérito Demográfico e de Saúde 2011

Mozambique | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Africa Unite against Violence on Women and Girls

Mozambique | 2010 | 2015

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law on Domestic Violence Perpetrated against Women

Mozambique | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Stalking


The Law for the Prevention and Combat of Trafficking in Persons

Mozambique | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Law on Trafficking

Mozambique | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Plan for Prevention and Combating Violence against Women

Mozambique | 2008 | 2012

Type of Measure : Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 40 of the Constitution

Mozambique | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 121 of the Constitution

Mozambique | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 84 of the Constitution

Mozambique | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 16 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: Ministério da Saúde- MISAU, Instituto Nacional de Estatística - INE, and ICF. 2018. Inquérito de Indicadores de Imunização, Malária e HIV/SIDA em Moçambique - IMASIDA, 2015. Maputo/Moçambique: MISAU/Moçambique, INE, and ICF.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Ministério da Saúde- MISAU, Instituto Nacional de Estatística - INE, and ICF. 2018. Inquérito de Indicadores de Imunização, Malária e HIV/SIDA em Moçambique - IMASIDA, 2015. Maputo/Moçambique: MISAU/Moçambique, INE, and ICF.


(3) 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.


(4) 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.


(5) 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.