Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :13 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 3 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 4 % (3)

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 :14 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :52 (5)

Austria Search Data

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Emergency Housing Unit for Victims of Forced Marriage

Austria | 2013

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Third National Action Plan on Trafficking in Human Beings

Austria | 2012 | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Alliance Against Violence

Austria | 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Action Plans to Prevent and Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

Austria | 2009 | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Task Force on Combating Human Trafficking

Austria | 2009

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Second Protection Against Violence Act

Austria | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


"fem:HELP" APP Provides Resources to Survivors of Gender Based Violence

Austria | 2009

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Second National Action Plan against Human Trafficking

Austria | 2009 | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Second Protection Against Violence Act

Austria | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Shelters

Austria | 2009

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(3) Proportion of women aged 18–74 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(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.