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 :30 % (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 :117 (2)

Guyana Search Data

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Nationwide Youth Retreat on Domestic Violence

Guyana | 2011

Type of Measure : Work with public private sectors > Faith based organizations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Religious Organizations Providing Specific Support to Victims of Violence, including Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence

Guyana | 2011

Type of Measure : Work with public private sectors > Faith based organizations

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


Research and Data Gathering Mechanism

Guyana | 2011

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Health, Administrative data > Justice, Administrative data > Police, Administrative data > Social Services

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


Essential Service Measures: The Ministry of Health

Guyana | 2011

Type of Measure : Health > Protocols and guidelines

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


Involvement of the Government with Religious Organizations on the Issue of Violence against Women

Guyana | 2011

Type of Measure : Work with public private sectors > Faith based organizations

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


Violence against Women included in the Social Studies Curriculum

Guyana | 2010

Type of Measure : Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Record of Cases of Violence against Women: The Probation (and Family Welfare) Department

Guyana | 2010

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Administrative data

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Women and Gender Equality Commission

Guyana | 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Sexual Offences Act

Guyana | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


Training of Religious and Community Leaders on Violence against Women

Guyana | 2010

Type of Measure : Work with public private sectors > Faith based organizations, Prevention > Community mobilization

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


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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, 2018, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (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.