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 :49 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :137 (2)

Bahrain Search Data

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Decree Law No. 59: Workplace Sexual Harassment

Bahrain | 2018

Type of Measure : Other relevant laws > Employment/Labor law

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


National Database and Statistics on Domestic Violence

Bahrain | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Educational Programme: Together Against Violence and Addiction

Bahrain | 2017 | 2018

Type of Measure : Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Special Prosecution Service for Women Victims of Violence

Bahrain | 2016

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Educational Programme: School Awareness Kit

Bahrain | 2016

Type of Measure : Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Law No.17: Protection of Women from Domestic Violence

Bahrain | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


National Strategy for the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence

Bahrain | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Article 19 of the Constitution

Bahrain | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 13 of the Constitution

Bahrain | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Conference on Domestic Violence: “Causes and Solutions”

Bahrain | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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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.