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 :34 % (1)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :87 % (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)

Gender Equality Indexes:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :140 (3)

Sudan Search Data

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Training of Male and Female Police Officers on Criminal Investigations and Human Rights

Sudan | 2010

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Law on the Child

Sudan | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls


Specialized Women's and Children's Courts on Violence

Sudan | 2010

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training of Local Communities on Violence against Women

Sudan | 2010

Type of Measure : Prevention > Community mobilization

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Specialized Police Offices on Violence against Women

Sudan | 2010

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Strategy for Combating Violence against Women

Sudan | 2010 | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Media Committees aimed at Suppressing Violence

Sudan | 2010

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Work with public private sectors > Media

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Unit for the Suppression of Violence against Women and Children

Sudan | 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Plan to Suppress Violence against Women and Children

Sudan | 2010 | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls


Units to Combat Violence against Women and Children

Sudan | 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(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.


(3) 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.