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 : 24 % (1)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 4 % (2)

Child Marriage :19 % (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 :98 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :23 (5)

Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Search Data

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Plan Nacional de Lucha Contra la Trata y Trafico de Personas

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2015 | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Politicas Publicas Integrales Vidas Dignas Mujeres Libres de Violencia

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2013

Type of Measure : Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Consejo Plurinacional Contra la Trata y Tráfico de Personas

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2013

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Politica Plurinacional de Lucha contra la Trata y Tráfico de personas

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2013 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Sistema Integral Plurinacional de Prevención, Atención, Sanción, Erradicación de la Violencia contra las Mujeres (SIPPASE)

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2013

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Laws, Monitoring and Evaluation > Policies, Monitoring and Evaluation > Budgets, Monitoring and Evaluation > Services, Monitoring and Evaluation > Prevention

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Ley Nº 348 de 2013 (Para garantizar a las mujeres una Vida libre de Violencia)

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls, Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Femicide/Feminicide, Sexual harassment, Forced sterilization, Sexual violence


Ley Nº 263 de 2012 (Contra la trata y tráfico de personas)

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Law against Harassment and Political Violence against Women

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment, Violence against women and girls


Ley 243 de 2012 (Contra el acoso y la violencia política hacia las mujeres)

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls, Sexual harassment


Protocolo Único de Atención Especializada a Victimas de Trata y Tráfico de Personas

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2012

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Ministerio de Salud y Deportes. Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 2009. Encuesta Nacional Demografia y Salud ENDSA 2008. Macro International Inc. Calverton.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15–49 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: Ministerio de Salud y Deportes. Instituto Nacional de Estadística. 2009. Encuesta Nacional Demografia y Salud ENDSA 2008. Macro International Inc. Calverton.


(3) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases, 2018, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (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.