Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :38 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 11 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :15 % (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 :69 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :130 (5)

Turkey Search Data

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National Action Plan on Combating Violence Against Women

Turkey | 2016 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Research on Domestic Violence against Women in Turkey

Turkey | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law to Protect Family and Prevent Violence against Women

Turkey | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence, Stalking, Violence against women and girls


Article 17 of the Constitution

Turkey | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 41 of the Constitution

| 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Role of the Chaplains in the Prevention of Violence against Women Project

Turkey | 2009

Type of Measure : Work with public private sectors > Faith based organizations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Program for Lawyers on Combating Domestic Violence

Turkey | 2008

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Family Counseling Centers and Community Centers

Turkey | 2008

Type of Measure : Social services > Psycho-social counselling

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Gender and Media Workshops for Future Media Professionals

Turkey | 2008

Type of Measure : Work with public private sectors > Media

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Training Programme for Police

Turkey | 2008

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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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: Hacettepe University Institute of Population Studies, Ministry of Family and Social Policies, 2015. Research on Domestic Violence against Women in Turkey. Ankara, Turkey.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-59 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Hacettepe University Institute of Population Studies, Ministry of Family and Social Policies, 2015. Research on Domestic Violence against Women in Turkey. Ankara, Turkey.


(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) 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.