Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :58.5 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 27.1 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available

Child Marriage :19.6 % (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 :98 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :61 (5)

Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Search Data

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Plurinational Service for Women and Depatriarchalization "Ana María Romero"

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2019

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Campaign: Let's Enjoy a Carnval Without Violence

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Council of Sector and Intersector Coordination for a Life Without Violence

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2016

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Prevalence Survey and Characteristics of Violence Against Women

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Plan Nacional de Lucha Contra la Trata y Trafico de Personas

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2015 | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Municipal Legal Services for Women

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2015

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Campaign: For a Life without Violence

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2015

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Bolivian Integrated Model of Action against Gender-Based Violence

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Plurinational Integral System for the Prevention, Attention, Sanction and Eradication of GBV

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2014

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Politica Plurinacional de Lucha contra la Trata y Tráfico de personas

Bolivia Plurinational State of | 2013 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15 to 49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Bott S, Guedes A, Ruiz-Celis AP, Mendoza JA. Intimate partner violence in the Americas: A systematic review and reanalysis of national prevalence estimates. Based on data from: Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE). Encuesta de Prevalencia y Características de la Violencia Contra las Mujeres 2016: Resultados.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15 to 49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Bott S, Guedes A, Ruiz-Celis AP, Mendoza JA. Intimate partner violence in the Americas: A systematic review and reanalysis of national prevalence estimates. Based on data from: Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE). Encuesta de Prevalencia y Características de la Violencia Contra las Mujeres 2016: Resultados.


(3) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases, 2021, based on DHS, MICS and other nationally representative surveys.


(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 2020.


(5) 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.