Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :50.7

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 36.8

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

Child Marriage :29.1

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 :150 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :151 (2)

Democratic Republic of the Congo Search Data

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Agency for the Prevention and Elimination of Trafficking in Persons

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2019

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Demographic and Health Survey 2013-2014

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2013 | 2014

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Sensibilisation de la Jeunesse sur l'égalité des Genres et la Prévention de la Violence Sexuelle

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2012

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns, Prevention > Community mobilization, Education > Formal education

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


Article 16 of the Constitution

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 41 of the Constitution

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 14 of the Constitution

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 15 of the Constitution

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Document Strategique de Croissance et de Reduction de la Pauvrete

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2011 | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


La Politique Nationale Genre

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2009

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


L'Agence Nationale de Lutte Contre les Violences Faites à la Femme, à la Jeune et Petite Fille (AVIFEM)

Democratic Republic of the Congo | 2009

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) 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.


(2) 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.