Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :27 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 13 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 13 % (3)

Child Marriage :26 % (4)

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 :110 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :121 (6)

Bhutan Search Data

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National Health Survey 2012

Bhutan | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Situation of Violence against Women in Bhutan

Bhutan | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Budget Allocated to Violence Against Women

Bhutan | 2011

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Administrative Data from Justice System

Bhutan | 2011

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Community Based Support System

Bhutan | 2011

Type of Measure : Prevention > Community mobilization

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training of Police and Judicial Officials

Bhutan | 2011

Type of Measure : Justice > Training, Police > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Measures Available to Victims Of Violence During Court Proceedings

Bhutan | 2011

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Multi Indicator Survey

Bhutan | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Article 7 of the Constitution

Bhutan | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Constitution

Bhutan | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

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


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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: National Commission for Women and Children, 2012. Situation of Violence against Women in Bhutan.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15–49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: National Commission for Women and Children, 2012. Situation of Violence against Women in Bhutan.


(3) Proportion of women aged 15–49 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: National Commission for Women and Children, 2012. Situation of Violence against Women in Bhutan.


(4) 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.


(5) 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.


(6) 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.