Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :20 % (1)

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

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 9 % (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 :21 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :46 (5)

Estonia Search Data

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Guideline: Identification of Victims and Gurantee Social Services

Estonia | 2019

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Support Line #1492 and Victim Support Crisis Hotline #116006

Estonia | 2019

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Increased State Budget for Women’s Support Centres

Estonia | 2018

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Amendment of Victim Support Act: Services for Human Trafficking Victims

Estonia | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Amendments to Victim Support Act

Estonia | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Study Report: Cost of Domestic Violence in Estonia

Estonia | 2016

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Amendment of Code of Criminal Procedure

Estonia | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Strategy for Preventing Violence 2015-2020

Estonia | 2015 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Project “Creating and Empowering an Extensive Support Network for Victims of Sexual Violence"

Estonia | 2014 | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law against Human Trafficking

Estonia | 2012

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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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.