Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :11 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 3.4 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 1 % (3)

Child Marriage :3.5 % (4)

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 :34 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :83 (6)

Bosnia and Herzegovina Search Data

1 - 10 of 47 Results

Gender Action Plan 2013-2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Film Screening

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2014

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


The Study on Prevalence and Characteristics of Violence against Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina BiH

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Prevalence and Characteristics of Violence against Women in BiH 2013

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1325 Action Plan 2014-2017 (Data Collection as a Strategy to Prevent Trafficking)

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1325

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2010 | 2013

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

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


The Centre for Men (Prevention for Potential and Current Perpetrators of Gender Based Violence)

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2010

Type of Measure : Prevention > Working with men and boys

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Department for Combating Human Trafficking

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2009

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Strategy for Preventing Domestic Violence

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2009 | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Article II of the Constitution

Bosnia and Herzegovina | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 47 Results

(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime since age 15. Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). 2019. OESCE-led Survey on Violence against Women: Main Report. Vienna, Austria: OSCE Secretariat.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). 2019. OESCE-led Survey on Violence against Women: Main Report. Vienna, Austria: OSCE Secretariat.


(3) Proportion of women aged 18–74 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime since age 15. Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). 2019. OESCE-led Survey on Violence against Women: Main Report. Vienna, Austria: OSCE Secretariat.


(4) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF global databases, 2018, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (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 2016.


(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 2016.