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

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 :77 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :37 (2)

Bahamas Search Data

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Data on Rape

Bahamas | 2009

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Police

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Training of the Royal Bahamas Police Force on Domestic Violence Prevention

Bahamas | 2009

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Trafficking in Persons (Prevention and Suppression) Act

Bahamas | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Domestic Violence (Protection Orders) Act

Bahamas | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


Domestic Violence Unit of the Royal Bahamas Police Force

Bahamas | 2007

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Bahamas Crisis Centre

Bahamas | 2007

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence


Emergency Hotline Operated by the Royal Bahamas Police Force

Bahamas | 2007

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline, Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


24 hour Hotline Operated by the Bahamas Crisis Centre

Bahamas | 2007

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

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


Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Certificate Seminar for Police

| 2006

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Workshop on Domestic Violence and Violence against Women

Bahamas | 2005

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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(1) 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.


(2) 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.