Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :151 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 61 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 58 % (3)

Child Marriage :258 % (4)

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 :99 (5)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :130 (6)

Bhutan Search Data

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Consensus Building Programme

Bhutan | 2017

Type of Measure : Police > Training

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


High-Level Advocacy Programme on Gender-Based Violence

Bhutan | 2016 | 2017

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Domestic Violence Prevention Rules and Regulations

Bhutan | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Domestic Violence Prevention Act 2013

Bhutan | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Multi Indicator Survey

Bhutan | 2010

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Constitution

Bhutan | 2008

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

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


National Action Plan on Gender

Bhutan | 2008 | 2013

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

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


Women and Child Protection Unit

Bhutan | 2007

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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


Data on Violence by National Hospital

Bhutan | 2006

Type of Measure : Administrative data > Health

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Rehabilitation Centers for Victims of Gender Based Violence

Bhutan | 2004

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: National Commission for Women and Children. 2019. National Study on Women's Health and Life Experiences 2017.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-64 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: National Commission for Women and Children. 2019. National Study on Women's Health and Life Experiences 2017.


(3) Proportion of women aged 15–64 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner since age 15. Source: National Commission for Women and Children. 2019. National Study on Women's Health and Life Experiences 2017.


(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.