Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :26.9 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 2.7 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 12.1 % (3)

Child Marriage :15.5 % (4)

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 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :35 (6)

Argentina Search Data

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Prosecutor for Human Trafficking and Exploitation of the Public Ministry

Argentina | 2021

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Provincial Support Units Provide Economic and Psychosocial Suport

Argentina | 2021

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Program for Urgent Support and Immediate Comprehensive Assistance in Cases of Extreme Gender-Based Violence

Argentina | 2021

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Federal Council for the Prevention and Approach of Femicides, Transvesticides and Transfemicides

Argentina | 2021

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Femicide/Feminicide


Federal Action Plan against Gender-based Violence 2020-2022

Argentina | 2020 | 2022

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Register of Violence against Women Cases

Argentina | 2019

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Ministry of Women, Gender and Diversity

Argentina | 2019

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Protocol of Action for Security Forces (Femicide)

Argentina | 2018

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Femicide/Feminicide


National Plan to Combat Trafficking and Exploitation of Persons 2018-2020

Argentina | 2018 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Observatory for Symbolic and Media Violence

Argentina | 2017

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Proportion of women aged 18-69 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime since age 16. Source: Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos de la Nación. 2017. Primer Estudio Nacional sobre Violencias contra la Mujer 2015, Basado en la International Violence Against Women Suvey (IVAWS), 1a ed. Ministerio de Justicia. Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires: Ediciciones SAIJ.


(2) Proportion of women aged 18–69 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos de la Nación. 2017. Primer Estudio Nacional sobre Violencias contra la Mujer 2015, Basado en la International Violence Against Women Suvey (IVAWS), 1a ed. Ministerio de Justicia. Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires: Ediciciones SAIJ.


(3) Proportion of women aged 18–69 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime since age 16. Source: Ministerio de Justicia y Derechos Humanos de la Nación. 2017. Primer Estudio Nacional sobre Violencias contra la Mujer 2015, Basado en la International Violence Against Women Suvey (IVAWS), 1a ed. Ministerio de Justicia. Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires: Ediciciones SAIJ.


(4) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: Encuesta Nacional de Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes (MICS) 2019-2020.


(5) 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.


(6) 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.