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 :45 % (1)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :98 % (2)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Somalia Search Data

1 - 10 of 14 Results

Conference on Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting

Somalia | 2014

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Article 29 of the Provisional Constitution

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 24 (5) of the Provisional Constitution

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 15 of the Provisional Constitution

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Somalia: International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

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


Administrative Data on Reported Cases of Sexual Violence in South Central and Mogadishu, Somalia

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Constitution (Prohibition of FGM)

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Violence against women and girls


Article 14 of the Provisional Constitution

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Summary Preliminary Results Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011, Somaliland (Early Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting, and Domestic Violence)

Somalia | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Child, early and forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Disarmament Celebration in Berbera (Community Leaders Renounce Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting)

Somalia | 2004

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


1 - 10 of 14 Results

(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.