Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :13 % (1)

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

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 3 % (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 :16 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :14 (5)

Spain Search Data

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Study: Social Perception of Sexual Violence

Spain | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


State Pact against Gender-Based Violence (Pacto de Estado contra la Violencia de Género)

Spain | 2017

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Plan Integral de lucha contra la Trata de Mujeres y Niñas con fines de Explotación Sexual

Spain | 2015 | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Study: Female Genital Mutilation in Spain

Spain | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Report: Awareness Raising against Trafficking

Spain | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Law No. 1/2015 (Criminal Code)

Spain | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Plan Estratégico del Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

| 2013 | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Violence against women and girls


Estrategia Nacional para la Erradicación de la Violencia contra la Mujer

| 2013 | 2016

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


“Women in Figures” Database

Spain | 2013

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Área de Seguimiento y Control de la Violencia en el Ámbito Familiar

Spain | 2013

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms, Monitoring and Evaluation > Services

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner 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.