Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :13 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 8 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :18 % (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 :36 (4)

Cabo Verde Search Data

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Training Workshop in Advocacy Techniques Addressing Gender Based Violence

Cabo Verde | 2014

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Immigration Action Plan (2013-2016)

Cabo Verde | 2013 | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


The National Rehabilitation Program for Men Perpetrators of Gender Based Violence

Cabo Verde | 2012

Type of Measure : Perpetrators Programme

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law on Gender-Based Violence

Cabo Verde | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


A Unit for the Coordination of Immigration

Cabo Verde | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


The Special Law on Gender Based Violence

Cabo Verde | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 82 of the Constitution

Cabo Verde | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 90 of the Constitution

Cabo Verde | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Human Rights, Gender, and Gender Based Violence Training of Trainers

Cabo Verde | 2010

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines, Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 28 of the Constitution

Cabo Verde | 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-partnered 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) [Cabo Verde], Ministério da Saúde, e Macro International, 2008. Segundo Inquérito Demográfico e de Saúde Reprodutiva, Cabo Verde, IDSR-II, 2005. Calverton, Maryland, USA: INE


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE) [Cabo Verde], Ministério da Saúde, e Macro International, 2008. Segundo Inquérito Demográfico e de Saúde Reprodutiva, Cabo Verde, IDSR-II, 2005. Calverton, Maryland, USA: INE


(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.