Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :64 % (1)

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

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 9 % (3)

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 :75 (4)

Fiji Search Data

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Section 41 of the Constitution

Fiji | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 11 of the Constitution

Fiji | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Section 10 of the Constitution

Fiji | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Ministry of Social Welfare, Women, and Poverty Alleviation

Fiji | 2012

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Research on Women's Health and Life Experiences in Fiji (2010/2011)

Fiji | 2010 | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Zero Tolerance Violence Free Communities to Address Violence Against Women

| 2010

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms, Prevention > Community mobilization

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Women's Plan of Action

| 2009 | 2019

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Domestic Violence Law

Fiji | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


An Assessment of the State of Violence against Women

Fiji | 2008

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

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


Family Law Act

Fiji | 2003

Type of Measure : Other relevant laws > Family law

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Fiji Women's Crisis Centre, 2013. National Research on Women's Health and Life Experiences in Fiji (2010/11): A Survey Exploring the Prevalence, Incidence and Attitutes to Intimate Partner Violence in Fiji. Suva, Fiji.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Fiji Women's Crisis Centre, 2013. National Research on Women's Health and Life Experiences in Fiji (2010/11): A Survey Exploring the Prevalence, Incidence and Attitutes to Intimate Partner Violence in Fiji. Suva, Fiji.


(3) Proportion of women aged 18–64 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner since age 15. Source: Fiji Women's Crisis Centre, 2013. National Research on Women's Health and Life Experiences in Fiji (2010/11): A Survey Exploring the Prevalence, Incidence and Attitutes to Intimate Partner Violence in Fiji. Suva, Fiji.


(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.