Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :Official National Statistics Not Available

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : Official National Statistics Not Available

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available

Child Marriage :21 % (1)

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 :143 (2)

Papua New Guinea Search Data

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Section 36 of the Constitution

Papua New Guinea | 2014

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 253 of the Constitution

Papua New Guinea | 2014

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Medium Term Development Plan

Papua New Guinea | 2011 | 2015

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

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


National HIV and AIDS Strategy - Implementation Framework

Papua New Guinea | 2011 | 2015

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

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


Development Strategic Plan

Papua New Guinea | 2010 | 2030

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

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


National Gender Policy and Plan on HIV And AIDS

Papua New Guinea | 2006 | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Child, early and forced marriage, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Violence against women and girls


Criminal Code (Sexual Offences and Crimes against Children) Act

Papua New Guinea | 2002

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


(1) 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.


(2) 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.