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 :34 % (1)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :69 % (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)

Gender Equality Indexes:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :147 (3)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :129 (4)

Mauritania Search Data

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Plan d’Action National sur les Violences Basées sur le Genre

Mauritania | 2014 | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 13 of the Constitution

Mauritania | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Code of Criminal Procedure (FGM/C)

Mauritania | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


Stratégie Nationale de Promotion de l’Abandon des Excisions/Mutilations Génitales Féminines

Mauritania | 2007

Type of Measure : Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women, Monitoring and Evaluation > Policies

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


Ordonnance n°2005-015 portant Protection Pénale de l’Enfant

Mauritania | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


Loi no 025/2003 portant Répression de la Traite des Personnes

Mauritania | 2003

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Act No. 2003-025 (Human Trafficking)

Mauritania | 2003

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Law No. 025/2003 to Suppress Human Trafficking

| 2003

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Comité National de Lutte contre les Violences Basées sur le Genre

Mauritania

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Ministry of Social Affairs, Children and the Family

Mauritania

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(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.


(3) 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.


(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.