Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :43 % (1)

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

Child Marriage :31 % (3)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

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

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 :124 (4)

Zambia Search Data

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Demographic and Health Survey 2013-2014

Zambia | 2013 | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Anti-Gender-Based Violence Act (FGM)

Zambia | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Child, early and forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Sexual violence, Stalking, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls


Anti Gender-Based Violence Committee

Zambia | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Anti Gender-Based Violence Fund

Zambia | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training for Relevant Officials on cases of Gender-based Violence

Zambia | 2009

Type of Measure : Justice > Training, Police > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


One Stop Centers

| 2009

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 11 of the Constitution

Zambia | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 15 of the Constitution

Zambia | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 24 of the Constitution

| 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 14 of the Constitution

Zambia | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 22 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: Central Statistical Office (CSO) [Zambia], Ministry of Health (MOH) [Zambia], and ICF International. 2014. Zambia Demographic and Health Survey 2013-14. Rockville, Maryland, USA: Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Health, and 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: Central Statistical Office (CSO) [Zambia], Ministry of Health (MOH) [Zambia], and ICF International. 2014. Zambia Demographic and Health Survey 2013-14. Rockville, Maryland, USA: Central Statistical Office, Ministry of Health, and 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) 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.