Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :20 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 15 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available

Child Marriage :12 % (3)

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 :65 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :93 (5)

Tajikistan Search Data

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Demographic and Health Survey 2012

Tajikistan | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


"16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence" Campaign

Tajikistan | 2011

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Strategy for the Mobilization of the Women of Tajikistan

Tajikistan | 2011 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls


Criminal Procedure Code

Tajikistan | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Development Strategy

Tajikistan | 2010 | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Inspectors Unit for the Suppression of Domestic Violence

Tajikistan | 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


State Centre for the Support of Girl Victims of Violence

Tajikistan | 2009

Type of Measure : Social services > Psycho-social counselling

Form of Violence : Trafficking, Violence against women and girls


Information and Advisory Centres

Tajikistan | 2009 | 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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


Conference on Countering Human Trafficking

Tajikistan | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Data on Violence against Women Collected by the Justice Council

Tajikistan | 2007 | 2011

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Statistical Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan (SA), Ministry of Health [Tajikistan], and ICF International, 2013. Tajikistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012. Dushanbe, Tajikistan, and Calverton, Maryland, USA: SA, MOH, and ICF International.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Statistical Agency under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan (SA), Ministry of Health [Tajikistan], and ICF International, 2013. Tajikistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012. Dushanbe, Tajikistan, and Calverton, Maryland, USA: SA, MOH, and ICF International.


(3) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases 2017, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and other nationally representative surveys.


(4) 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.


(5) 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.