Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :28 % (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 :4 (5)

Sweden Search Data

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National Board of Health and Welfare Training Materials

Sweden | 2009

Type of Measure : Health > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Mandatory Training on Violence against Women for Public Prosecutors

Sweden | 2008

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

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


Global Network Men Engage

Sweden | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Working with men and boys

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Centre for Knowledge on Men's Violence against Women

Sweden | 2008

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data, Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Swedish Prosecution Authority Data on Cases of Violence against Women

Sweden | 2008

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Justice

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training for Judges

Sweden | 2008

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

Form of Violence : Sexual violence, Trafficking, Violence against women and girls


Data from the Helpline

Sweden | 2007

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Social Services

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Helpline: KVINNOFRIDSLINJEN

Sweden | 2007

Type of Measure : Social services > Hotline/Helpline

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Swedish Parliamentary Committee on Violence against Women

Sweden | 2006 | 2008

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Code of Judicial Procedure

Sweden | 1998

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


(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.