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 :31 % (1)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :23 % (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 :120 (3)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :82 (4)

Senegal Search Data

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Article 7 of the Constitution

Senegal | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Study on the Level of Implementation of the Act Prohibiting Excision

Senegal | 2011

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Laws

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


Plan D'action National Pour La Mise En Oeuvre De La Résolution 1325 (2000) Du Conseil De Sécurité Des Nations Unies

Senegal | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Plan d’Actions pour l’Accélération de l’Abandon de l’Excision

Senegal | 2010 | 2015

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

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


The Framework for the Coordination of Girls’ Education Interventions (CCIEF)

Senegal | 2010 | 2012

Type of Measure : Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Evaluation of the Act of 1999 Prohibiting Excision

Senegal | 2010

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Laws

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The National Observatory of Women’s Rights

Senegal | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Plan National D’action De Lutte Contre La Traite Des Personnes, En Particulier Des Femmes Et Des Enfants Au Sénégal

Senegal | 2008 | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Think Tank on Violence Against Women and Children established by decree

Senegal | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Act No. 2005-05 of 29 April 2005 on Human Trafficking

Senegal | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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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, 2018, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (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 2017, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (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.