Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :22 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 13 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :22 % (3)

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :5 % (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 :134 (5)

Togo Search Data

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La Stratégie de Croissance Accélérée et de Promotion de l’Emploi

Togo | 2013 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Enquête Démographique et de Santé

Togo | 2013 | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


La Stratégie Nationale de Lutte contre toutes les Formes de Violences Basées sur le Genre

Togo | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


La Politique Nationale d’Equité et d’Egalité de Genre et son Plan d’Action National

Togo | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Ministry Responsible for Women's Affairs

Togo | 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Study on Gender-Based Violence

Togo | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Study on Female Genital Mutilation

Togo | 2008

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

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


Article 21 of the Constitution

Togo | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Ministry for Social Action, Advancement of Women and Protection of Children and the Elderly

Togo | 2007

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law on Reproductive Health (Protection against Various Forms of Violence)

Togo | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Forced pregnancy, Child, early and forced marriage, Sexual harassment, Sexual 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:Ministère de la Planification, du Développement et de l’Aménagement du Territoire (MPDAT), Ministère de la Santé (MS) et ICF International, 2015. Enquête Démographique et de Santé au Togo 2013-2014. Rockville, Maryland, USA : MPDAT, MS 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:Ministère de la Planification, du Développement et de l’Aménagement du Territoire (MPDAT), Ministère de la Santé (MS) et ICF International, 2015. Enquête Démographique et de Santé au Togo 2013-2014. Rockville, Maryland, USA : MPDAT, MS et ICF International.


(3) 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.


(4) 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.


(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.