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

Child Marriage :4 % (1)

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 :68 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :145 (3)

Oman Search Data

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Penal Code (Royal Decree No. 7/2018)

Oman | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls, Sexual violence


Protection Hotline 1100

Oman | 2017

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Strategy for Childhood 2016-2025

Oman | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Law of the Child (22/2014)

Oman | 2014

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Regulations of Dar Al-Wifaq Centre (Ministerial Decree No. 104/2014)

Oman | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 12 of the Constitution

Oman | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 20 of the Constitution

Oman | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Royal Decree 63 2009 Labour Law Amendment

Oman | 2009

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


The National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking

Oman | 2009

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Article 17 of the Law on Combating Human Trafficking

Oman | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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(1) 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.


(2) 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.


(3) 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.