Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :35 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 20 % (2)

Child Marriage :34 % (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 :126 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :56 (5)

Zimbabwe Search Data

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Demographic and Health Survey 2015

Zimbabwe | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 52 of the Constitution

Zimbabwe | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 53 of the Constitution

Zimbabwe | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 19 of the Constitution

Zimbabwe | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 81 of the Constitution

Zimbabwe | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 20 of the Constitution

Zimbabwe | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 54 of the Constitution

Zimbabwe | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association

Zimbabwe | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms, Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


National Baseline Survey on Life Experiences of Adolescents Report 2011

Zimbabwe | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Victim Friendly Court Services

Zimbabwe | 2011

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 26 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: Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency and ICF International. 2016. Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey 2015: Final Report. Rockville, Maryland, USA: Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) 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: Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency and ICF International. 2016. Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey 2015: Final Report. Rockville, Maryland, USA: Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) 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.


(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.