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 :67 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :44 (3)

Trinidad and Tobago Search Data

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Section 4 of the Constitution

| 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Preamble of the Constitution

| 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Annual Report of the Gender Affairs Division

Trinidad and Tobago | 2005 | 2006

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

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


Women in Harmony Programme

Trinidad and Tobago | 2003

Type of Measure : Social services > Psycho-social counselling, Social services > Longer term support (Education, Employment, Housing and Financial)

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Male Support Programme

Trinidad and Tobago | 2001

Type of Measure : Prevention > Working with men and boys

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


Drop-In Centers

| 1999

Type of Measure : Social services > Psycho-social counselling

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


Gender Affairs Division

Trinidad and Tobago | 1998

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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


Domestic Violence Unit

Trinidad and Tobago | 1996

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-Save

Trinidad and Tobago | 1996

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


(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.


(3) 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.