Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :25 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 5 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 12 % (3)

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 :4 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :31 (5)

Netherlands Search Data

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Information Resource on Gender-Based Violence and its Prevention

Netherlands | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Joint Programme to Combat Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

Netherlands | 2018

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Violence Does Not Belong at Home Programme

Netherlands | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


If It Happened to You Campaign

Netherlands | 2017

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Social Media Campaign on Sexual Violence

Netherlands | 2016

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


White Ribbon Campaign

Netherlands | 2016

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Prevention > Working with men and boys

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Forced Marriage (Prevention) Act 2015

Netherlands | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Self Determination Action Plan

Netherlands | 2015 | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Dutch Centre for Forced Marriage and Abandonment

Netherlands | 2015

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


The New Future (De Nieuwe Toekomst) Project

Netherlands | 2014

Type of Measure : Social services > Psycho-social counselling

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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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.