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 :15 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :29 (5)

Spain Search Data

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Constitutional Act 3/2007 for Effective Equality between Women and Men

Spain | 2007

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment


2/2006 Education Act

Spain | 2006

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation, Education > Formal education

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Constitutional Act 3/2005 (FGM/C)

Spain | 2005

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


Organic Law 1 of 2004 (Comprehensive Protection Measures against Gender-based Violence)

Spain | 2004

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation, Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Constitutional Act 1/2004 of 28 December, on Integrated Protection Measures against Gender Violence

Spain | 2004

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment


Act 27/2003 on Protection Order for Domestic Violence Victims

Spain | 2003

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Constitutional Act 11/2003 on Public Safety, Domestic Violence and the Social Integration of Foreigners

| 2003

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


Article 59 of the Organic Law 4/2000

| 2000

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Organic Law 11/99

| 1999

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Act 35/1995 of September 11, for the Provision of Aid and Assistance to Victims of Violent Crimes and Sexual Offences

Spain | 1995

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


1 - 10 of 12 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. 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 2016.


(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 2016.