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:

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 :24 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :120 (2)

Japan Search Data

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Nationwide Telephone Hotline (#8103)

Japan | 2019

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Amendment of Act on the Prevention of Spousal Violence and the Protection of Victims

Japan | 2019

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Revision of Comprehensive Legal Support Act

Japan | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Campaign: Eliminating Violence against Women

Japan | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Re-Offending Prevention Guidance for Sex Offenders

Japan | 2018

Type of Measure : Perpetrators Programme

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Amendment of Penal Code

Japan | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Basic Plan on Measures against Child Sexual Exploitation

Japan | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Plan to Address Forced Appearance in Pornographic Materials

Japan | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Revision of Anti-Stalking Act

Japan | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Stalking


One-Stop Support Center for Victims of Sexual Crimes and Sexual Violence

Japan | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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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 2016.


(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 2016.