Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :24.6 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 9.5 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 38.8 % (3)

Child Marriage :20.7 % (4)

Reports submitted by UN Human Rights Bodies:

Report of the Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences

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 :71 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :34 (6)

Mexico Search Data

1 - 10 of 71 Results

Comprehensive Program to Prevent, Address, Sanction, and Erradicate Violence against Women 2021-2024

Mexico | 2021 | 2024

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Emerging Action Plan to Guarantee the Integrity, Safety and Life of Women and Girls in Mexico

Mexico | 2019

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Agreement for the Life and Security of Women

Mexico | 2019

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law for Women to Access a Life Free of Violence in Mexico City

Mexico | 2019

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Technical Committee for Attention to Feminicide

Mexico | 2018

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Femicide/Feminicide


Guide: Eradicating Violence against Women in the Media

Mexico | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Booklet: Circle of Violence in Mixtec, Nahuatl, Otomi and Tlapaneca

Mexico | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Booklet: Challenges and Opportunities in the Prevention and Eradication of Violence against Women in Mexico

Mexico | 2018

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Study: Gender-Based Violence Against Women in Indigenous Areas in Mexico

Mexico | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Survey on Dynamics of Household Relations

Mexico | 2016

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 71 Results

(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 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: El Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres (INMUJERES) y el Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI). Encuesta Nacional sobre la Dinamica de las Relaciones en los Hogares, 2016.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 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: El Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres (INMUJERES) y el Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI). Encuesta Nacional sobre la Dinamica de las Relaciones en los Hogares, 2016.


(3) Proportion of women age 15+ years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: El Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres (INMUJERES) y el Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (INEGI). Encuesta Nacional sobre la Dinamica de las Relaciones en los Hogares, 2016.


(4) 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.


(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.