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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Dato sobre Violencia Intrafamiliar

Colombia | 2007

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Shelters in Medellín, Antioquia and Bogotá for Victims of Domestic Violence

Colombia | 2006

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Directiva No. 009

Colombia | 2006

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Dato sobre Delitos Sexuales

Colombia | 2006

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice, Administrative data > Health

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Chapter IV of Act No. 1146 of 2007 (Prevention of Sexual Abuse against Children and Young Persons in the Education Sector)

Colombia | 2006

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation, Education > Non-formal education

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


Proyecto: Del Derecho a la Salud de Cien Mil Familias

Colombia | 2006

Type of Measure : Health > Protocols and guidelines, Education > Non-formal education, Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

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


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

Colombia | 2006

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar

Colombia | 2005

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

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


Act No. 975 of 2005 (Justice and Peace Act)

Colombia | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation, Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


El Comité Interinstitucional para la Lucha contra la Trata de Personas

Colombia | 2005

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms, Violence against women > Legislation

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: 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.