Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :333 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 183 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available

Child Marriage :234 % (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 :102 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :75 (5)

Colombia Search Data

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ELSA: Digital Tool to Prevent Sexual Harassment within the Work Environment

Colombia | 2021

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Zero Complicity Seal: Trafficking Free Spaces

Colombia | 2021

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Strategy to Combat Trafficking in Persons 2020-2024

Colombia | 2020 | 2024

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Intersectoral Commission on Guarantees for Women Leaders and Human Rights Defenders

Colombia | 2016

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Violence Observatory

Colombia | 2016

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Sexual Violence Investigation and Judicialization Protocol, Resolution 1774

Colombia | 2016

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Sexual violence


Integrated Gender Violence Information System

Colombia | 2016

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law Against Femicide

Colombia | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Femicide/Feminicide, Sexual violence


Study of Social and Institutional Tolerance of Violence against Women

Colombia | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Institutional Training Plan

Colombia | 2015

Type of Measure : Justice > Training

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Bott S, Guedes A, Ruiz-Celis AP, Mendoza JA. Intimate partner violence in the Americas: A systematic review and reanalysis of national prevalence estimates. Based on data from: Asociación Probienestar de la Familia Colombiana, Profamilia, 2016. Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud 2015. Profamilia. Bogota, Colombia.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Bott S, Guedes A, Ruiz-Celis AP, Mendoza JA. Intimate partner violence in the Americas: A systematic review and reanalysis of national prevalence estimates. Based on data from: Asociación Probienestar de la Familia Colombiana, Profamilia, 2016. Encuesta Nacional de Demografía y Salud 2015. Profamilia. Bogota, Colombia.


(3) 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.


(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 2021/2022.


(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 2022.