Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :22 % (1)

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

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 7 % (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 :9 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :13 (5)

Germany Search Data

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Violence against Women Support Hotline

Germany | 2013

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Report of the Federal Government on Womens Refuges and Services for Women affected by Violence

Germany | 2012

Type of Measure : Services > Mapping of all services

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Report on Women with Special Needs and Women with Disabilities in Germany

Germany | 2012

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


2nd Action Plan of the Federal Government to Combat Violence against Women

Germany | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 237 of the Criminal Code - Combatting Force Marriage

Germany | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Section 232 of the Criminal Code - Combatting Human Trafficking

Germany | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Section 238 of the Criminal Code - Criminalization of Stalking

Germany | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Stalking


Police Units Dealing with Trafficking and Sexual Offences

Germany | 2009

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms, Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Sexual violence, Trafficking


Agreement on Transparent and Straightforward Cooperation

Germany | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Political Advocacy for Women with Special Needs and Women with Disabilities

Germany | 2009 | 2014

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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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.