Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :35 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 32 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 0.4 % (3)

Child Marriage :19 % (4)

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:

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :125 (5)

Timor-Leste Search Data

1 - 10 of 20 Results

Law against Domestic Violence

Timor-Leste | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Demographic and Health Survey

Timor-Leste | 2009 | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Referral Network of Services for Victims

Timor-Leste | 2009

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Referral services

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National 16 Days of Activism to End Violence against Women Campaign

Timor-Leste | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Supporting Gender Equality and Women’s Rights in Timor-Leste Joint Programme

Timor-Leste | 2008 | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Trafficking


Work of the Theatre Group Bibi Bulak

Timor-Leste | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


"Fatin Hakmatek" Safe Place in Hospital

Timor-Leste | 2008

Type of Measure : Health > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Data from the Vulnerable Persons’ Unit of the National Police

Timor-Leste | 2008

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Police

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Data from Victims' Services

Timor-Leste | 2008

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Social Services

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


“Men as Partners to End Violence against Women” Campaign

Timor-Leste | 2007

Type of Measure : Prevention > Working with men and boys

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 20 Results

(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: National Statistics Directorate (NSD) [Timor-Leste], Ministry of Finance [Timor-Leste], and ICF Macro, 2010. Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey 2009-10. Dili, Timor-Leste: NSD [TimorLeste] and ICF Macro.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: National Statistics Directorate (NSD) [Timor-Leste], Ministry of Finance [Timor-Leste], and ICF Macro, 2010. Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey 2009-10. Dili, Timor-Leste: NSD [TimorLeste] and ICF Macro.


(3) Proportion of women aged 15–49 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: National Statistics Directorate (NSD) [Timor-Leste], Ministry of Finance [Timor-Leste], and ICF Macro, 2010. Timor-Leste Demographic and Health Survey 2009-10. Dili, Timor-Leste: NSD [TimorLeste] and ICF Macro.


(4) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases 2016, based on DHS, MICS and other nationally representative surveys.


(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.