Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :57 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 44 % (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)

Equatorial Guinea Search Data

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Article 23 of the Fundamental Law

Equatorial Guinea | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Encuesta Demográfica y de la Salud (EDSGE-I) 2011

Equatorial Guinea | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Seminar on Women's Rights

Equatorial Guinea | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Campaign No to Violence against Women in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Study on the Protection of Children

Equatorial Guinea | 2006

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against children survey, Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training for Members of the Judicial Branch

Equatorial Guinea | 2006

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Decree No. 79 of 2002 (National Policy on the Promotion of Women)

Equatorial Guinea | 2002

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Programme "Combating gender-based violence through independence for women in Equatorial Guinea"

Equatorial Guinea

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Work with public private sectors > Media

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Mediation and Women’s Counselling Service

Equatorial Guinea

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Integrated services delivery, Health > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


(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: Ministerio de Sanidad y Bienestar Social, Ministerio de Economía, Planificación e Inversiones Públicas, e ICF International, 2012. Encuesta Demográfica y de Salud (EDSGE-I) 2011. Calverton, Maryland, USA


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Ministerio de Sanidad y Bienestar Social, Ministerio de Economía, Planificación e Inversiones Públicas, e ICF International, 2012. Encuesta Demográfica y de Salud (EDSGE-I) 2011. Calverton, Maryland, USA


(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.