Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :12 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 10 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :52 % (3)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :76 % (4)

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:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :146 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :123 (6)

Burkina Faso Search Data

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Projet "Mettre Fin Au Mariage Précoce Au Burkina Faso"

Burkina Faso | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Direction Générale De La Promotion Et De La Protection Des Droits De La Femme

Burkina Faso | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Brigade De Protection Appartenant Au Commissariat Central Des Mineurs Et Des Femmes

Burkina Faso | 2011

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Actions De Madame Chantal Compaore, Femme Du Chef De L'etat, En Matière De Lutte Contre Les Violences À L'égard Des Femmes

Burkina Faso | 2011

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Violence against women and girls


Guide Sur L’application Des Dispositions Législatives Sur Les Violences À L’égard Des Femmes

Burkina Faso | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Journée Internationale De Lutte Contre Les Violences Faites Aux Femmes

Burkina Faso | 2011

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Violence against women and girls


Centres D'accueil Pour Victimes/Survivantes

Burkina Faso | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Points D’accueil Et Fonctionnaires Spécialisés Au Sein De La Police Dans La Violence À L’égard Des Femmes

Burkina Faso | 2011

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Brigades De Vigilance

Burkina Faso | 2011

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Enquête Démographique et de Santé et à Indicateurs Multiples (EDSBF-MICS IV) 2010

Burkina Faso | 2010

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD) et ICF International, 2012. Enquête Démographique et de Santé et à Indicateurs Multiples du Burkina Faso 2010. Calverton, Maryland, USA : INSD et ICF International


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Institut National de la Statistique et de la Démographie (INSD) et ICF International, 2012. Enquête Démographique et de Santé et à Indicateurs Multiples du Burkina Faso 2010. Calverton, Maryland, USA : INSD et ICF International


(3) 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.


(4) Percentage of girls and women aged 15 to 49 years who have undergone FGM/C. Source: UNICEF global databases 2016, based on DHS, MICS and other nationally representative surveys.


(5) 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.


(6) 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.