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 :45 % (1)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :98 % (2)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences

Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Somalia Search Data

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Conference on Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting

Somalia | 2014

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Article 24 (5) of the Provisional Constitution

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 29 of the Provisional Constitution

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Somalia: International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

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


Article 15 of the Provisional Constitution

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Administrative Data on Reported Cases of Sexual Violence in South Central and Mogadishu, Somalia

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Constitution (Prohibition of FGM)

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

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


Article 14 of the Provisional Constitution

Somalia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Summary Preliminary Results Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011, Somaliland (Early Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting, and Domestic Violence)

Somalia | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Child, early and forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Disarmament Celebration in Berbera (Community Leaders Renounce Female Genital Mutilation/ Cutting)

Somalia | 2004

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


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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.