Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :34 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 9 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 2 % (3)

Child Marriage :11 % (4)

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 :71 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :65 (6)

Viet Nam Search Data

1 - 10 of 16 Results

The National Plan of Action on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control up to 2020

Viet Nam | 2014

Type of Measure : Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Article 36 of the Constitution

Viet Nam | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 20 of the Constitution

Viet Nam | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 57 of the Constitution

Viet Nam | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 37 of the Constitution

Viet Nam | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Anti-Human Trafficking Law

Viet Nam | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Strategy for Gender Equality

Viet Nam | 2011 | 2020

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

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


Second National Plan of Action on anti-human trafficking

Viet Nam | 2011 | 2015

Type of Measure : Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Trafficking


‘Keeping silent is dying’ Results from the National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam

Viet Nam | 2010

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Decree: Detailing and Guiding the Implementation of a Number of Articles of the Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control

Viet Nam | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


1 - 10 of 16 Results

(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-60 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: General Statistics Office [Viet Nam], 2010. ‘Keeping silent is dying’, Results from the National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-60 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: General Statistics Office [Viet Nam], 2010. ‘Keeping silent is dying’, Results from the National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam.


(3) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-60 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner since age 15. Source: General Statistics Office [Viet Nam], 2010. ‘Keeping silent is dying’, Results from the National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam.


(4) 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.


(5) 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.


(6) 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.