Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :49 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 32 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 5 % (3)

Child Marriage :22 % (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 :127 (5)

Gabon Search Data

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Enquête Démographique et de Santé 2012

Gabon | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Enquête Nationale sur les Violences à l’égard des Femmes

Gabon | 2011 | 2012

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Capacity-Building Seminar (Women and the Law)

Gabon | 2010

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Etude sur les Violences Faites aux Enfants

Gabon | 2010

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against children survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Formation de 180 Acteurs

Gabon | 2010 | 2013

Type of Measure : Health > Training, Justice > Training, Police > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Stratégie Nationale d’Egalité et d’Equité du Genre (SNEEG)

Gabon | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training to Public Administration

| 2009

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Loi n°38/2008 du 29 janvier 2009 (Lutte et Prévention Contre les Mutilations Génitales Féminines)

Gabon | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


The National Support Centre for Womens Organizations in Gabon

Gabon | 2008

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Cellule d’écoute au sein du Ministère en charge de la Famille

Gabon | 2007

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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: Direction Générale de la Statistique (DGS) et ICF International, 2013. Enquête Démographique et de Santé du Gabon 2012. Calverton, Maryland, et Libreville, Gabon: DGS 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: Direction Générale de la Statistique (DGS) et ICF International, 2013. Enquête Démographique et de Santé du Gabon 2012. Calverton, Maryland, et Libreville, Gabon: DGS et ICF International.


(3) Proportion of women aged 15–49 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: Direction Générale de la Statistique (DGS) et ICF International, 2013. Enquête Démographique et de Santé du Gabon 2012. Calverton, Maryland, et Libreville, Gabon: DGS et ICF International.


(4) 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.


(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.