Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :24 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 6 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 8 % (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 :12 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :24 (5)

Belgium Search Data

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SOS Viol

Belgium | 2016

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Étude sur la Violence Intrafamiliale et la Violence conjugale basée sur l’Enquête de Santé 2013

Belgium | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Plan politique transversal flamand en matière d'Égalité des Chances

Belgium | 2016 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Outil pratique d’évaluation des risques de la violence entre partenaires

Belgium | 2016

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Plan National de Sécurité 2016-2019

Belgium | 2016 | 2019

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Loi du 25 mars 2016 modifiant l’article 442 bis du Code Pénal

Belgium | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Etude de prvalence de la Violence lgard des Femmes dans la Rgion de BruxellesCapitale

Belgium | 2016 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Journal de Marie

Belgium | 2016

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


« Men Speak Out »

Belgium | 2016

Type of Measure : Prevention > Working with men and boys

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


La politique criminelle en matière de violences conjugales : une évaluation des pratiques judiciaires et de leurs effets en termes de récidive

Belgium | 2016

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Policies

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.