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 :6 % (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 :83 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :135 (3)

Lebanon Search Data

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Law. No. 162 of 2011 (Annulment of article 562 of the Penal Code “honour crimes”)

Lebanon | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Other harmful practices


Anti-Trafficking Law

Lebanon | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Mobile Cinema: CINEMARENA

Lebanon | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Legal Training and Resources

Lebanon | 2008

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Funding for NGOs Providing Services to Victims/Survivors of Violence

Lebanon | 2008

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Shelters

Lebanon | 2008

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


National Campaign against Domestic Violence

Lebanon | 2007

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Law No. 164 of 2011 (Penalize Trafficking of Persons)

Lebanon | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Law No 720 of 1998 National Commission for Lebanese Women

Lebanon | 1998

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation, Institutional mechanisms

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.