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

Pakistan | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Demographic and Health Survey

Pakistan | 2012 | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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


Women Police Stations and Women Complaint Centers

Pakistan | 2009

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Gender Crime Centre Statistics on Violence against Women

Pakistan | 2008

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Police

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Community Campaign, including Media, to Prevent Violence against Women

Pakistan | 2006 | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Prevention > Community mobilization, Work with public private sectors > Media

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Gender Reform Action Plan

Pakistan | 2005 | 2010

Type of Measure : Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy, Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Policy for Development and Empowerment of Women

Pakistan | 2002

Type of Measure : Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Other harmful practices, 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.