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

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 :70 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :128 (2)

Kuwait Search Data

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The Prevention of Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants Act No. 91

Kuwait | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Workshops to Prevent Trafficking in Persons

Kuwait | 2013

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Resolution 3614 (Committee to Address Gender Based Violence)

Kuwait | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Shelter for Survivors of Trafficking

Kuwait | 2007

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > One-stop centers

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Article 127 of the Personal Status Act No. 29

Kuwait | 2004

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Article 160 of the Penal Code (Punitive Actions against Violence)

Kuwait | 2003

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Decision No. 617/1992 (Protection from Trafficking)

Kuwait | 1992

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Juveniles Act No. 3 (Shelters for Juveniles Exposed to Domestic Violence)

Kuwait | 1983

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation, Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

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


Article 10 of the Constitution

Kuwait | 1962

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 31 of the Constitution

Kuwait | 1962

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) 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.


(2) 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.