Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :17 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 2 % (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 :24 (3)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :46 (4)

Australia Search Data

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Gender Equality Fund

Australia | 2015

Type of Measure : Budgets > External funds

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Change the Story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence

Australia | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The National Plan Evaluation

Australia | 2014

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Policies

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Crimes Legislation Amendment (Law Enforcement Integrity, Vulnerable Witness Protection and Other Measures) Act 2013

Australia | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Review of Australia's Female Genital Mutilation Legal Framework

Australia | 2013

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Laws

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Increased Funding for White Ribbon Campaign

Australia | 2013

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Statistics on the Utilization of the Government's Support for Trafficked People Program

Australia | 2013

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Social Services, Social services > Longer term support (Education, Employment, Housing and Financial)

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Crimes Legislation Amendment (Slavery, Slavery-like Conditions and People Trafficking) Act 2013

Australia | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Safe Space for Women Refugees

Australia | 2013

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Victoria's Action Plan to Address Violence Against Women and Children

Australia | 2012 | 2015

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

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


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(1) Proportion of women aged over 18 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2012. Personal Safety Survey. Canberra, Australia.


(2) Proportion of women aged over 18 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2012. Personal Safety Survey. Canberra, Australia.


(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.