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 :21 % (1)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

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

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 :130 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :143 (3)

Pakistan Search Data

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The Punjab Protection of Women against Violence Act

Pakistan | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 11 of the Constitution

Pakistan | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Trafficking, Violence against women and girls


Article 3 of the Constitution

| 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill

Pakistan | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


National Commission on the Status of Women Bill

Pakistan | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Demographic and Health Survey

| 2012 | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Prevention of Anti-Women Practices (Criminal Laws Amendment) Act

Pakistan | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage, Sexual violence


Acid Control and Acid Prevention Act

Pakistan | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Other harmful practices


Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act

Pakistan | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Standard Operating Procedures for Medicolegal Examination of Women Victims of Violence

Pakistan | 2010

Type of Measure : Health > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Child, early and forced marriage, Other harmful practices, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence


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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, 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.