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 :11 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :102 (2)

Republic of Korea Search Data

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The Prevention of Trafficking in Persons, Etc. and Victim Protection Act

Republic of Korea | 2021

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Measures against Digital Violence against Women

Republic of Korea | 2020

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Act on Special Cases Concerning the Punishment, etc. of Sexual Crimes 2018

Republic of Korea | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Reporting Center for Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence in the Public Institutions

Republic of Korea | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Sexual violence, Sexual harassment


Measures Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Republic of Korea | 2017 | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Digital Sex Crime Response Team

Republic of Korea | 2017

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Domestic Violence Prevention Day

Republic of Korea | 2014

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Act on Protection of the Juvenile from Sexual Violence

Republic of Korea | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


1366 Hotline Centers

Republic of Korea | 2008

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline, Monitoring and Evaluation > Services

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence


Master Plan on the Protection of Children and Women

Republic of Korea | 2008

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

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 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.