Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :17 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 4.8 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :5.8 % (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 :26 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :48 (6)

Montenegro Search Data

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Seminar: Gender Equality in Education with a Special Reference to Gender-Based Violence

Montenegro | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Amendments to the Criminal Code

Montenegro | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Forced sterilization, Stalking


Action Plan for Achieving Gender Equality 2017-2021

Montenegro | 2017 | 2021

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Strategy for the Protection Against Domestic Violence 2016-2020

Montenegro | 2016 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Video Spot on Gender-Based Violence

Montenegro | 2016

Type of Measure : Prevention > Working with men and boys

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Strategy for the Social Inclusion of Roma and Egyptians in Montenegro 2016-2020

Montenegro | 2016 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


National SOS Helpline

Montenegro | 2015

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 31 of the Constitution

Montenegro | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 28 of the Constitution

Montenegro | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


1 - 10 of 30 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, 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.