Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :27 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 6 % (2)

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 :6 (3)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :3 (4)

Norway Search Data

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Article 104 of the Constitution

Norway | 2014

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 93 of the Constitution

Norway | 2014

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Action Plan against Domestic Violence

Norway | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Action Plans against Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation

Norway | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Child, early and forced marriage


National Action Plan on Gender Equality

| 2012 | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Child, early and forced marriage, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls


Study on Procedures Available for Systematic Registration of Cases of Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation

| 2011

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

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Child, early and forced marriage


Strategic Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Norway | 2011 | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training of Military Personnel on Violence against Women, Sexual Violence and Human Trafficking

Norway | 2011

Type of Measure : Work with public private sectors > Military

Form of Violence : Sexual violence, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls


Ministry of Justice and the Police

Norway | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms, Monitoring and Evaluation > Policies

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Trafficking


Campaign Website on Forced Marriage

Norway | 2011

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 20-55 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Neroien, A., Chei, B., 2008. Partner violence and health: results from the first national study on violence against women in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 36(2): 161-8.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 20-55 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Neroien, A., Chei, B., 2008. Partner violence and health: results from the first national study on violence against women in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 36(2): 161-8.


(3) 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.


(4) 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.