Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :29 % (1)

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

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 7 % (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 :28 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :20 (5)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Search Data

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Gender Equality Bill

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Domestic Violence Protection Orders

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2011

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Forced Marriage (Protection and Jurisdiction) (Scotland) Act

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Co-Ordinated Action against Domestic Abuse

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


POLICE NATIONAL DATABASE

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2011

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

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


Action Plan: Call an End to Violence against Women and Girls

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2011 | 2015

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

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


National Statistician's Review of Crime Statistics

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Trafficking


Human Trafficking Strategy

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2011 | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Crime and Security Act

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Employee's Guide on Violence against Women: Crown Prosecution Office

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | 2010

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

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


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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.