Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :35 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 26 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :30 % (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:

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :117 (4)

Angola Search Data

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Décret Présidentiel n° 26/13 du 8 mai 2013 (Règlement de la Loi contre la Violence Domestique)

Angola | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Presidential Decree No 124/13 of 28 August 2013 (Regulation of the Law on Domestic Violence)

Angola | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Plan Exécutif de la Lutte contre la Violence Domestique 2013‐1017

Angola | 2013 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Réalisation de la Conférence sur la Violence Basée sur le Genre

Angola | 2012 | 2013

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

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


La Campagne "Tolérance zéro"

Angola | 2012

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Strategy for the Prevention and Combating of Violence against Children

Angola | 2011

Type of Measure : Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy, Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Loi n° 25/11 du 14 juin 2011 contre la Violence Domestique

Angola | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Law on Domestic Violence

Angola | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Article 36 of the Constitution

Angola | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 48 of the Constitution

Angola | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Proportion of ever-married women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Ministério da Saúde (MINSA), Ministério do Planeamento e do Desenvolvimento Territorial (MINPLAN) e ICF. 2017. Inquérito de Indicadores Múltiplos e de Saúde em Angola 2015-2016. Luanda, Angola e Rockville, Maryland, EUA: INE, MINSA, MINPLAN e ICF.


(2) Proportion of ever-married women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Ministério da Saúde (MINSA), Ministério do Planeamento e do Desenvolvimento Territorial (MINPLAN) e ICF. 2017. Inquérito de Indicadores Múltiplos e de Saúde em Angola 2015-2016. Luanda, Angola e Rockville, Maryland, EUA: INE, MINSA, MINPLAN e ICF.


(3) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases, 2018, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) and other nationally representative surveys.


(4) 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.