Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :22 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 11 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :34 % (3)

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 :101 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :78 (5)

Honduras Search Data

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Criminal Code "Femicide"

Honduras | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Femicide/Feminicide


Article 70 of the Constitution

Honduras | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 68 of the Constitution

Honduras | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud

Honduras | 2011 | 2012

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Juzgados Contra La Violencia Doméstica

Honduras | 2010

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Línea 114 “Vivir Sin Violencia Y Con Respeto”

Honduras | 2010

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Casas Refugio

Honduras | 2010

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


La Política Nacional De La Mujer: Segundo Plan De Igualdad Y Equidad De Género

Honduras | 2010 | 2022

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Capacitaciones Específicas Sobre Violencia Contra La Mujer

Honduras | 2010

Type of Measure : Justice > Training, Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Campaña: “El Acceso A La Justicia Para Las Mujeres, Un Derecho Humano En Los Casos De Violencia Doméstica”

Honduras | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Secretaría de Salud [Honduras], Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) e ICF International, 2013. Encuesta Nacional de Salud y Demografía 2011-2012. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Secretaría de Salud [Honduras], Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) e ICF International, 2013. Encuesta Nacional de Salud y Demografía 2011-2012. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.


(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.