Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :20.9 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 7.7 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 3.8 % (3)

Child Marriage :18.5 % (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 :117 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :103 (6)

Cambodia Search Data

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Third National Action Plan to Prevent Violence Against Women 2019-2023

Cambodia | 2019 | 2023

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Minimum Standards of Essential Services

Cambodia | 2017

Type of Measure : Health > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Action Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Children 2017-2021

Cambodia | 2017 | 2021

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Provincial Action Plan to Prevent Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy in Rattanak Kiri Province 2017-2021

Cambodia | 2017 | 2021

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

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls: Strategy to Implement Prevention Priorities in the National Action Plan to Prevent Violence Against Women II

Cambodia | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Official Proclamation on Domestic Violence Law

Cambodia | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Minimum Standard for Basic Counseling for Women and Girl Survivors of Gender Based Violence

Cambodia | 2016

Type of Measure : Health > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Referral Guidelines for Women and Girl Survivors of Gender Based Violence

Cambodia | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Inclusion of Life Skills in School Curriculum

Cambodia | 2016 | 2017

Type of Measure : Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Positive Parenting Strategy and Toolkit

Cambodia | 2015

Type of Measure : Education > Non-formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Ministry of Women's Affairs, 2015. National Survey on Women's Health and Life Experiences in Cambodia.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Ministry of Women's Affairs, 2015. National Survey on Women's Health and Life Experiences in Cambodia.


(3) Proportion of women aged 15–64 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner since age 15. Source: Ministry of Women's Affairs, 2015. National Survey on Women's Health and Life Experiences in Cambodia.


(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.