Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :51 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 18 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 13 % (3)

Child Marriage :26 % (4)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Marshall Islands Search Data

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Republic of the Marshall Islands National Study on Family Health and Safety

Marshall Islands | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Marshall Islands Governmental Support of International Organization on Migration

Marshall Islands | 2014

Type of Measure : Regional Initiatives

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Police Department Capacity Building to Appropriately Respond to Domestic Violence

Marshall Islands | 2012

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Domestic Violence Prevention and Protection Task Force

Marshall Islands | 2012

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Wa Kuk Wa Jimor - Mobile Team Awareness Raising Project

Marshall Islands | 2012

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 251 of the Criminal Code Revisions Prohibiting Trafficking in Persons

Marshall Islands | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


The Domestic Violence Prevention and Protection Act

Marshall Islands | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Child Protection Baseline Research

Marshall Islands | 2010

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against children survey

Form of Violence : Other harmful practices


Republic of Marshall Islands Statistic Department Survey on Violence Against Women

Marshall Islands | 2007

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


A Situation Analysis of Children Youth and Women

Marshall Islands | 2003

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 12 Results

(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Henrica A.F.M. Jansen and Brooke Takala Abraham, 2014. Republic of the Marshall Islands National Study on Family Health and Safety. Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Henrica A.F.M. Jansen and Brooke Takala Abraham, 2014. Republic of the Marshall Islands National Study on Family Health and Safety. Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.


(3) Proportion of women aged 15–64 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner since age 15. Source: Henrica A.F.M. Jansen and Brooke Takala Abraham, 2014. Republic of the Marshall Islands National Study on Family Health and Safety. Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.


(4) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases 2016, based on DHS, MICS and other nationally representative surveys.