Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :25 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 5 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 12 % (3)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences

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 :3 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :16 (5)

Netherlands Search Data

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Second National Action Plan On UN SC Resolution 1325

Netherlands | 2012 | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


International Conference on Violence against the Girl Child

Netherlands | 2009

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Child, early and forced marriage, Other harmful practices


Action Plan on Domestic Violence

Netherlands | 2008 | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Task Force on Human Trafficking

Netherlands | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Sixth Report of the National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings

Netherlands | 2008

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Ministry of Justice Annual Budget for Domestic Violence

Netherlands | 2008

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Funding for Non-Governmental Organizations Working on Violence against Women

Netherlands | 2008 | 2011

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Contribution to the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

Netherlands | 2008

Type of Measure : Budgets > External funds

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Public Prosecution Service Official Guideline on Domestic Violence

Netherlands | 2008

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Integrated services delivery, Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Domestic Violence Advice and Support Centres

Netherlands | 2008

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

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.