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 :116 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :71 (2)

Botswana Search Data

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National Relationships Study

Botswana | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Penal Code Amendment Bill 2018

Botswana | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Sex Offenders Registry

Botswana | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


UN Joint Gender Programme of the GBV Prevention Response

Botswana | 2018 | 2022

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training of Health Care Providers

Botswana | 2018

Type of Measure : Health > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Cybercrime and Computer Related Crimes Act 2018

Botswana | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Not on the Child Campaign (#EsengMoNgwaneng)

Botswana | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Anti-Human Trafficking (Amendment) Act 2018

Botswana | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Anti-Human Trafficking National Action Plan 2017-2020

Botswana | 2017 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Development Plan 2017-2023

Botswana | 2017 | 2023

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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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 2020.


(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 2021.