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 : 4 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 11 % (3)

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 :2 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :29 (5)

Denmark Search Data

1 - 10 of 56 Results

National Action Plan to Combat Psychological and Physical Violence in Close Relationships 2019-2022

Denmark | 2019 | 2022

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Bill on Psychological Violence in Close Relations

Denmark | 2019

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking 2019-2021

Denmark | 2019 | 2021

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Panel of Experts on Sexual Assault and Abuse

Denmark | 2018

Type of Measure : Monitoring and Evaluation > Laws

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Initiatives against Digital Sexual Abuse

Denmark | 2017

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Awareness Raising Campaign on Psychological Violence

Denmark | 2017 | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Initiatives against Stalking

Denmark | 2016 | 2017

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Stalking


Government Initiatives to Improve Efforts against Rape

Denmark | 2016 | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


National Action Plan to Combat Violence in the Family and in Intimate Relations 2014- 2017

Denmark | 2014 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


School Competitions to Raise Awareness about Dating Violence

Denmark | 2013

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(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. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(4) 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.


(5) 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.