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 :11 % (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 :59 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :28 (3)

Barbados Search Data

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Domestic Violence (Protection Orders) (Amendment Act)

Barbados | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


The Family Conflict Unit

Barbados | 2013

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Partnership for Peace Program

Barbados | 2012

Type of Measure : Perpetrators Programme

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Workshop for Men and Boys to End Violence against Women

Barbados | 2012

Type of Measure : Prevention > Working with men and boys

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Task Force on Human Trafficking

Barbados | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


The Transnational Crime Bill Part III Combatting Human Trafficking

Barbados | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Data Collection: Gender Based Violence

Barbados | 2008

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 15 of the Constitution

Barbados | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 14 of the Constitution

Barbados | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training for Police on Domestic Violence

Barbados | 2006

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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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 2016, based on DHS, 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.