Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :6 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 1 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 2.7 % (3)

Child Marriage :13.9 % (4)

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 :76 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :49 (6)

Georgia Search Data

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Changes to the Labour Code: Definition of Sexual Harassment

Georgia | 2019

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

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Training Course (HELP e-Programme) on Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence for Prosecutor's Office

Georgia | 2019

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

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


Tool: Assessing Risks of Domestic Violence

Georgia | 2018

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Human Rights Protection Department

Georgia | 2018

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Communication Strategy and Action Plan on Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence

Georgia | 2018 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Action Plan on Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and Measures to be implemented for the Protection of Victims

Georgia | 2018 | 2020

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

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


Audit of State Institutions for Domestic Violence Protection and Prevention

Georgia | 2018

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Services

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


General Prosecutor's Order

Georgia | 2018

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Legal Aid Service

Georgia | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


National Study on Violence Against Women in Georgia 2017

Georgia | 2017

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

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: GEOSTAT, UN Women and the European Union for Georgia.2018. National Study on Violence against Women in Georgia 2017.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: GEOSTAT, UN Women and the European Union for Georgia.2018. National Study on Violence against Women in Georgia 2017.


(3) Proportion of women aged 15–64 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner since age 15. Source: GEOSTAT, UN Women and the European Union for Georgia.2018. National Study on Violence against Women in Georgia 2017.


(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.