Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :26 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 5 % (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 :19 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :17 (5)

France Search Data

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Service des Droits des Femmes et pour l’Egalité entre les Femmes et les Hommes

France | 2017

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Loi du 7 mars 2016 sur les droits des étrangers en France

France | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Loi du 13 avril 2016 visant à renforcer la lutte contre le système prostitutionnel

France | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Enquête VIRAGE (violences et rapports de genre)

France | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Centres d’Accueil pour Femmes

France | 2016

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


5ème Plan de Mobilisation et de Lutte contre toutes les Violences Faites aux Femmes

France | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Collaboration Multisectorielle entre les services des secteurs de la Santé, la Justice, la Police et les Services Sociaux

France | 2016

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Referral services

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Services et Prestataires de Sante pour les femmes victimes de violence

France | 2016

Type of Measure : Health > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Budget 2016 pour la Lutte contre la Violence à l'égard les femmes

France | 2016

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Enquête « Cadre de vie et sécurité »

France | 2016

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey

Form of Violence : Sexual 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.