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 :17 % (1)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Gender Equality Indexes:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :118 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :139 (3)

Iran (Islamic Republic of) Search Data

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Article 227 of the Fifth Development Plan

Iran Islamic Republic of | 2010 | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 38 of the Constitution

Iran Islamic Republic of | 1989

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Provision of Women's Security against Violence

Iran Islamic Republic of

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Act to Combat Human Trafficking

Iran Islamic Republic of

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


129 Call Center - Legal Advice for Legal Inquiries Including Violence Against Women

Iran Islamic Republic of

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


(1) 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.


(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.