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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Official Proclamation on Domestic Violence Law

Cambodia | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Judicial Police Agents Advocate for Legal Rights of Survivors

Cambodia | 2012 | 2015

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


A Five-Year Strategic Plan of the Cambodian National Council for Women

Cambodia | 2010 | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls


National Action Plan to Prevent Violence against Women

Cambodia | 2009 | 2012

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Development of a Toolkit for Working with Young to Address Gender-Based Violence

Cambodia | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Working with men and boys, Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Forms and Guidelines for Collecting Data on Domestic Violence Cases

Cambodia | 2008

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Health, Administrative data > Justice, Administrative data > Police, Administrative data > Social Services

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Trafficking


Lesson Plan on Domestic Violence

Cambodia | 2007

Type of Measure : Justice > Training, Police > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Judicial Police

Cambodia | 2007

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Baseline Survey Representative of the Cambodian Population on Violence Against Women

Cambodia | 2005

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Law on the Prevention of Domestic Violence and the Protection of Victims

Cambodia | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence


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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.