Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :32 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 8.9 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 9 % (3)

Child Marriage :10.6 % (4)

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 :65 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :87 (6)

Viet Nam Search Data

1 - 10 of 27 Results

National Study on Violence Against Women in Viet Nam (2019)

Viet Nam | 2019

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Hotline for National Child Protection and Human Trafficking Prevention (111)

Viet Nam | 2019

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Reliable Addresses: Standards on Minimum Conditions for Community Shelters

Viet Nam | 2018

Type of Measure : Health > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Review Report: Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control

Viet Nam | 2018

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Laws

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Models for the Prevention and Control of Domestic Violence

Viet Nam | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Community mobilization

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Project on GBV Prevention and Response 2016-2020

Viet Nam | 2016 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Multisectoral Coordination in Domestic Violence Prevention and Control

Viet Nam | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Minimization of Child Marriage and Consanguineous Marriage in Ethnic Minority Areas 2015-2025

| 2015 | 2025

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Amendment of Criminal Procedure Code: Protection of GBV Survivors

Viet Nam | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The National Plan of Action on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control up to 2020

Viet Nam | 2014

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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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: MOLISA, GSO and UNFPA (2020), Results of the National Study on Violence against Women in Viet Nam 2019 - Journey for Change.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: MOLISA, GSO and UNFPA (2020), Results of the National Study on Violence against Women in Viet Nam 2019 - Journey for Change.


(3) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-64 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner since age 15. Source: MOLISA, GSO and UNFPA (2020), Results of the National Study on Violence against Women in Viet Nam 2019 - Journey for Change.


(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.