Country Algeria
Year 2001
Type of Measure Administrative data > Police
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence

Brief Description


During the third trimester of 2001, a survey undertaken by the police of 42 wilaya (prefectures) found 1,439 women victims of violence, including 1,087 cases of assault, 50 cases of sexual violence, 267 cases of abuse, 4 murder cases and 31 cases of sexual harassment. In 12 per cent of those cases, the offender was the victim’s husband; in 1 per cent, the father; in 3 per cent, the brother; in 2 per cent, the son; and in 3 per cent, the partner.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/DZA/2 p.17