Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :Official National Statistics Not Available

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : Official National Statistics Not Available

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

Child Marriage :22 % (1)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :45 % (2)

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)

Guinea-Bissau Search Data

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Law against Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Guinea-Bissau | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


National Action Plan on UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Guinea-Bissau | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Data from the Emergency Wards of Sima Mendes National Hospital

Guinea-Bissau | 2006

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Health

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Gender-based Violence Data

Guinea-Bissau | 2005

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 37 of the Constitution

| 1996

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training of Officers to Combat Human Trafficking

Guinea-Bissau

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Trafficking


The National Committee to Combat Harmful Practices

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Other harmful practices


(1) 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.


(2) 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.