Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :12 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 34 % (2)

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

Child Marriage :61 % (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)

Turkmenistan Search Data

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Health and Status of a Woman in the Family in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan | 2021

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Action Plan on Countering Human Trafficking 2020-2022

Turkmenistan | 2020 | 2022

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

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Bar Association Amendment Act Provides Legal Assistance

Turkmenistan | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Combatting Trafficking in Persons Act

Turkmenistan | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Employment Act

Turkmenistan | 2016

Type of Measure : Other relevant laws > Employment/Labor law

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Standard Operating Procedures on Identification of Victims of Trafficking

Turkmenistan | 2016 | 2018

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Advertising Amendment Act

Turkmenistan | 2016

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Action Plan for Gender Equality 2015-2020

Turkmenistan | 2015 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law: State Guarantees for Ensuring Equal Rights and Equal Opportunities for Women and Men

Turkmenistan | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking, Sexual violence


Article 1291 of the Criminal Code - Criminal Liability for Trafficking in Persons

Turkmenistan | 2010

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-59 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Institute of State, Law and Democracy of Turkmenistan, State Statistics Committee of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan, and UNFPA, 2021. Health and Status of a Woman in the Family in Turkmenistan. Report on the results of the national sample survey. Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-59 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Institute of State, Law and Democracy of Turkmenistan, State Statistics Committee of Turkmenistan, Ministry of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan, and UNFPA, 2021. Health and Status of a Woman in the Family in Turkmenistan. Report on the results of the national sample survey. Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.


(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.