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 :25 % (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 :55 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :91 (3)

Uruguay Search Data

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Seminario Internacional: “Debate sobre Marcos Normativos en Materia de Violencia Basada en Género y Generaciones”

Uruguay | 2015

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Guía de Violencia basada en Género y Generaciones, Orientaciones para la cobertura Periodística

Uruguay | 2015

Type of Measure : Work with public private sectors > Media

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls



Refugios para Madres con Niños/as

Uruguay | 2013

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Primera Encuesta Nacional de Prevalencia sobre Violencia Basada en Género y Generaciones

Uruguay | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Servicio Público de Atención Especializada a mujeres con Tobilleras en casos de Violencia Doméstica

Uruguay | 2013

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Capacitaciones del Ministerio del Interior

Uruguay | 2013

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

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


Servicio de Atención a Víctimas y Ofensores

Uruguay | 2013

Type of Measure : Perpetrators Programme

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Casa de Breve Estadía

Uruguay | 2012

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Capacitaciones del Ministerio del Interior

Uruguay | 2012

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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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.


(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.