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 :8 % (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 :74 (2)

Saint Lucia Search Data

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The Counter Trafficking Act No. 7

Saint Lucia | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Section 123(3) of the Criminal Code

Saint Lucia | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Criminal Code No. 9

Saint Lucia | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Women's Support Center

Saint Lucia | 2000

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Equality of Opportunity and Treatment in Employment and Occupation Act

| 2000

Type of Measure : Other relevant laws > Employment/Labor law

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Pan American Health Organization Domestic Violence Statistics

Saint Lucia | 1999 | 2004

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Community Sensitization of Gender Based Violence

| 1999

Type of Measure : Police > Training, Prevention > Community mobilization

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Family Court

Saint Lucia | 1997

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms, Justice > Protocols and guidelines

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


Number of Cases Lodged with the Family Court

Saint Lucia | 1997 | 2002

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Domestic Violence Act

Saint Lucia | 1995

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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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 2016, based on DHS, 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.