Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :24 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 14 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :8 % (3)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

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

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 :111 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :134 (5)

Jordan Search Data

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Population and Family Health Survey 2012

Jordan | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 6 of the Constitution

Jordan | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 8 of the Constitution

Jordan | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 13 of the Constitution

Jordan | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Personal Status Act (Right to Marry Freely)

Jordan | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Human Trafficking Prevention Act

Jordan | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


The Women's Guest House

Jordan | 2008

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Social Services, Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Report: Violence against Women - Assessing the Situation in Jordan 2008

Jordan | 2008

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Centre for Human Rights

Jordan | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Domestic Violence Protection Act

Jordan | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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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: Department of Statistics [Jordan] and ICF International, 2013. Jordan Population and Family Health Survey 2012. Calverton, Maryland, USA: Department of Statistics and 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: Department of Statistics [Jordan] and ICF International, 2013. Jordan Population and Family Health Survey 2012. Calverton, Maryland, USA: Department of Statistics and 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, 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.