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

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 :46 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :124 (2)

United Arab Emirates Search Data

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National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking

United Arab Emirates | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Article 26 of the Constitution

United Arab Emirates | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 34 of the Constitution

United Arab Emirates | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Workshops to Address Human Trafficking Implemented by the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking

United Arab Emirates | 2007

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Violence Prevention Workshops Organized by the Social Support Centers

United Arab Emirates | 2007

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Committee for the Suppression of Human Trafficking

United Arab Emirates | 2007

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Federal Act on the Suppression of Human Trafficking

United Arab Emirates | 2006

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Federal Act to Combat Human Trafficking

United Arab Emirates | 2006

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Article 357 of Federal Law 3 of the Penal Code (Punitive Measures for Sexual Violence that Result in Dealth)

United Arab Emirates | 1987

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Article 354 of Federal Law 3 of the Penal Code (Prohibition of Sexual Violence)

United Arab Emirates | 1987

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


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(1) 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.


(2) 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.