Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :245 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 145 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :21 % (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 :130 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :143 (5)

Pakistan Search Data

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Protection Against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act

Pakistan | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Standard Operating Procedures for Medicolegal Examination of Women Victims of Violence

Pakistan | 2010

Type of Measure : Health > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Child, early and forced marriage, Other harmful practices, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence


Section 509 of the Penal Code

Pakistan | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Domestic Violence (Prevention and Protection) Bill

Pakistan | 2009

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

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


Report on Factors Leading to Violence against Women

Pakistan | 2005

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

Form of Violence : Other harmful practices, Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Other harmful practices, Trafficking


National Policy for Development and Empowerment of Women

Pakistan | 2002

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, Other harmful practices, Violence against women and girls


National Plan of Action for Women

| 1998

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

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


(1) Proportion of ever-married women age 15-49 experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: National Institute of Population Studies - NIPS/Pakistan and ICF. 2019. Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2017-18. Islamabad, Pakistan, and Rockville, Maryland, USA: NIPS and ICF.


(2) Proportion of ever-married women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: National Institute of Population Studies - NIPS/Pakistan and ICF. 2019. Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2017-18. Islamabad, Pakistan, and Rockville, Maryland, USA: NIPS and ICF.


(3) Percentage of women aged 20 to 24 years who were first married or in union before age 18. Source: UNICEF SDG Target 5.3.1 global database 2018, based on Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (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 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.