Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :38 % (1)

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 :22 % (2)

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 :88 (3)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :40 (4)

Ecuador Search Data

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Resolución CORDICOM-PLE-2015-057 (Calificación de proyectos para Radio y Televisión)

Ecuador | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Dirección Nacional de Género en el Ministerio de Gobierno y Policía

Ecuador | 2015

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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



Código Orgánico Integral Penal

Ecuador | 2014

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Femicide/Feminicide, Forced pregnancy, Forced sterilization, Other harmful practices, Trafficking


Campaña “Infórmate, Habla y Actúa”

Ecuador | 2014

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Departamento de Violencia Intrafamiliar (Policía Nacional)

Ecuador | 2014

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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


Protocolo para la Gestión Judicial, Actuación y Valoración Pericial en Casos de Violencia Contra la Mujer o Miembros del Núcleo Familiar

Ecuador | 2014

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

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


Encuesta Nacional sobre Relaciones Familiares y Violencia de Género contra las Mujeres

Ecuador | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Plan Nacional del Buen Vivir: “Prevenir y erradicar la violencia de género en todas sus formas”

Ecuador | 2013 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Femicide/Feminicide, Sexual violence


Unidades Judiciales contra la Violencia hacia la Mujer y la Familia (Consejo de la Judicatura)

Ecuador | 2013

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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


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(1) Proportion of women aged over 15 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Database compiled by the United Nations Statistics Division from national surveys on violence against women, correspondence with National Statistical Offices.


(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.