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 :5 % (1)

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 :137 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :107 (3)

Swaziland Search Data

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Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Bill

Swaziland | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The One Stop Centre for Abused Women and Girls

Swaziland | 2013

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > One-stop centers

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Children's Protection and Welfare Act

Swaziland | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


National Gender Policy

Swaziland | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Prevention of People Trafficking and People Smuggling Act

Swaziland | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Survey on Violence against Children in Swaziland

Swaziland | 2007

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against children survey

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Regional Dialogues on Gender-Based Violence

Swaziland | 2007

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 14 of the Constitution

Swaziland | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 38 of the Constitution

Swaziland | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 18 of the Constitution

Swaziland | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

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 2017, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and other nationally representative surveys.


(2) 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.


(3) 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.