Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :8 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 4 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :5 % (3)

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 :61 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :102 (5)

Armenia Search Data

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The National Action Plan to Combat Gender Based Violence

Armenia | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The 2011-2015 Strategic Programme against Gender-based Violence

Armenia | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Decision of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia No 213-A

Armenia | 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Crisis Centres

Armenia | 2009 | 2011

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation, Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Project: "Combating Gender-Based Violence in the South Caucasus"

Armenia | 2008 | 2011

Type of Measure : Health > Training, Police > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Nationwide Survey on Domestic Violence against Women in Armenia

Armenia | 2008 | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Second National Programme of Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

Armenia | 2007 | 2009

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Campaign “Don’t be Silent, Don’t Put Up With It, Unite”

Armenia | 2007 | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Inter-Departmental Working Group to Draft a Law on Domestic Violence

Armenia | 2007

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Police working group to prevent violence against women and domestic violence

Armenia | 2006

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-59 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: National Statistical Service, Ministry of Health, and ICF. 2017. Armenia Demographic and Health Survey 2015-16. Rockville, Maryland, USA: National Statistical Service, Ministry of Health, and ICF.


(2) Proportion of ever-married women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: National Statistical Service, Ministry of Health, and ICF. 2017. Armenia Demographic and Health Survey 2015-16. Rockville, Maryland, USA: National Statistical Service, Ministry of Health, and ICF.


(3) 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.


(4) 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.


(5) 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.