Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :25 % (1)

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 :10 % (2)

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 :51 (3)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :62 (4)

Albania Search Data

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Law No 144 2013 Criminalization of Sexual Violence

Albania | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Prime Minister's Order No 36 (Establishment of the National Centre for Treatment of Victims of Domestic Violence)

Albania | 2011

Type of Measure : Type Of Measures, Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Law on protection from Discrimination

Albania | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Law on Gender Equality in Society

Albania | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Law No. 9859 of 21.01.2008 Amending the Criminal Code

Albania | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Law on Measures against Violence in Family Relations

Albania | 2006

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Law No 9669 On Measures against Violence in Family Relations

Albania | 2006

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Law No. 9188 of 12.02.2004 Amending the Criminal Code

Albania | 2004

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Criminal Code (Articles 100 to 108)

Albania | 1992

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-55 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) and United Nations Development Programme, 2013. Domestic Violence in Albania, National population-based Survey 2013.


(2) 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


(3) 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.


(4) 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.