Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :20 % (1)

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

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 9 % (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 :28 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :22 (5)

Estonia Search Data

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Law against Human Trafficking

Estonia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Section 18 of the Constitution

Estonia | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 29 of the Constitution

Estonia | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 12 of the Constitution

Estonia | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Development Plan for Reducing Violence

Estonia | 2010 | 2014

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

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


Guidelines for Development of Criminal Policy until 2018

Estonia | 2010 | 2018

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


National Action Plan on the Implementation of UN SC Resolution 1325

Estonia | 2010 | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls


Guidelines for Identification of Trafficking Victims in Estonia

Estonia | 2009

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Cooperation Network against Domestic Violence

Estonia | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Materials for Health and Social Care Teachers

Estonia | 2008 | 2010

Type of Measure : Education > Formal education

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.