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:

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 :59 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :112 (2)

Malaysia Search Data

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Victims of Human Trafficking

Malaysia | 2019

Type of Measure : Social services > Longer term support (Education, Employment, Housing and Financial)

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Shelter for Trafficked Victims

Malaysia | 2019

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Domestic Violence Act 2017 (Amendment)

Malaysia | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017

Malaysia | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Special Court for Sexual Crimes Against Children

Malaysia | 2017

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Amendment to the Penal Code 2017

Malaysia | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


National Action Plan on Anti Trafficking in Persons 2016-2020

Malaysia | 2016 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Plan of Action on Child Online Protection

Malaysia | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Anti Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Act 2015

Malaysia | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Trainings for Judicial and Legal Officers

Malaysia | 2015 | 2018

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

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


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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 2020.


(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 2021.