Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :34 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 9.4 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 4 % (3)

Child Marriage :12.2 % (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 :46 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :28 (6)

Republic of Moldova Search Data

1 - 10 of 38 Results

‘There is NO Excuse for Rape’ Campaign

Republic of Moldova | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


National Strategy on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence 2018-2023

Republic of Moldova | 2018 | 2023

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


National Strategy for Preventing and Combating Trafficking in Human Beings 2018-2023

Republic of Moldova | 2018 | 2023

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Action Plan Promoting Children’s and Adolescents’ Internet Security 2017-2020

Republic of Moldova | 2017 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Regulation on Phone Assistance to Victims of Domestic Violence

Republic of Moldova | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Law 137 on Rehabilitation of Victims of Crimes 2016

Republic of Moldova | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Center for Assistance and Counseling for Family Aggressors

Republic of Moldova | 2014

Type of Measure : Perpetrators Programme

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Violence against Women in the Family in the Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova | 2011

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Programme on Gender Equality Insurance

Republic of Moldova | 2010 | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Trafficking


Research on Violence against Women in the Family

Republic of Moldova | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


1 - 10 of 38 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.