Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :15 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 3 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 2 % (3)

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 :21 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :83 (5)

Cyprus Search Data

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Third National Action Plan on Gender Equality 2019-2022

Cyprus | 2019 | 2022

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Women's House

Cyprus | 2019

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > One-stop centers

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Bill on Criminalising Violence Against Women

Cyprus | 2019

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Strategy for the Prevention and Management of Violence in the Schools

Cyprus | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls



Code of Conduct to Prevent and Combat Sexual Harassment in the Public Sector

Cyprus | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Protocol on Risk Assessment of Intimate Partners Violence

Cyprus | 2018

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


National Action Plan for the Prevention and Handling of Family Violence 2017-2019

Cyprus | 2017 | 2019

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Grants-in-Aid Scheme for NGOs to provide Services for Survivors

Cyprus | 2017

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training Seminars for Public Servants and Police

Cyprus | 2016 | 2017

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(3) Proportion of women aged 18–74 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(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.