Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :13.5 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 9.8 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :11 % (3)

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 :73 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :100 (5)

Azerbaijan Search Data

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National Action Plan for Combating Domestic Violence 2020-2023

Azerbaijan | 2020 | 2023

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Monitoring Groups on Combating All Forms of Violence Against Children

Azerbaijan | 2018

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Survey on Extent of Domestic Violence and Strategies to Combat Violence Against Women

Azerbaijan | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Project: Prevention and Response to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Internally Displaced Persons Communities

Azerbaijan | 2017 | 2019

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Online Database on Domestic Violence Against Women

Azerbaijan | 2017

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Social Services

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Training Seminars on Legal Awareness for Women

Azerbaijan | 2017

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Project: Combating Selective Abortions of the Child

Azerbaijan | 2017

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Femicide/Feminicide


Advocacy Campaign against Gender-Biased Sex Selection

Azerbaijan | 2017

Type of Measure : Work with public private sectors > Faith based organizations

Form of Violence : Femicide/Feminicide


EU Funded Twinning Project for Victims of Domestic Violence

Azerbaijan | 2016

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Referral services

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Project: Combating Gender-Based Violence in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan | 2016 | 2017

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Integrated services delivery

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(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: State Statistical Committee (SSC) [Azerbaijan] and Macro International Inc., 2008. Azerbaijan Demographic and Health Survey 2006. Calverton, Maryland, USA: State Statistical Committee and Macro International Inc.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: State Statistical Committee (SSC) [Azerbaijan] and Macro International Inc., 2008. Azerbaijan Demographic and Health Survey 2006. Calverton, Maryland, USA: State Statistical Committee and Macro International Inc.


(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.