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 : 18 % (1)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available

Child Marriage :23 % (2)

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 :89 (3)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :39 (4)

Colombia Search Data

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Mechanisms to ensures Victims' Rights and Protective Measures established by Law 1257 of 2008

Colombia | 2008

Type of Measure : Perpetrators Programme, Social services > Psycho-social counselling

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal y Ciencias Forenses

Colombia | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation, Health > Protocols and guidelines, Health > Training

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


Decree No. 1290 of 2008 (Administrative Programme of Individual Reparations for Armed Conflict Victims)

Colombia | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations, Social services > Longer term support (Education, Employment, Housing and Financial)

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Instituto Nacional de Medicina Legal y Ciencias Forenses

Colombia | 2007

Type of Measure : Health > Protocols and guidelines, Health > Training

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


Dato del Centro Nacional de Atención al Ciudadano

Colombia | 2007

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data, Social services > Hotline/Helpline, Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Consignación Presupuestaria Específicamente Destinada a Hacer frente a la Violencia contra la Mujer

Colombia | 2007

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Ley 1146

Colombia | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


"Violencia Domestica o Violencia contra la Mujer"

Colombia | 2007

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey

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


Módulo de la A a la Z en "Derechos Sexuales y en Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos para funcionarios y funcionarias con énfasis en Violencia Intrafamiliar y Violencia Sexual

Colombia | 2007

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

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


Plan Nacional de Salud Pública

Colombia | 2007 | 2010

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

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


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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: Asociación Probienestar de la Familia Colombiana, Profamilia, 2016. Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud 2015. Profamilia. Bogota, Colombia.


(2) 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.


(3) 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.


(4) 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.