Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :22.3

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 13.8

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

Child Marriage :43.4

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :19.5

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:

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :139 (1)

Nigeria Search Data

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The 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey

Nigeria | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Violence Against Persons Act (FGM)

Nigeria | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)


Violence against Children in Nigeria - Findings from a National Survey 2014

Nigeria | 2015

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against children survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Trafficking In Persons Act

Nigeria | 2015

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Nigeria Violence Against Children and Youth Survey

Nigeria | 2014

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Violence against children survey

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Demographic and Health Survey 2013

Nigeria | 2013

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Legal Unit of the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development

Nigeria | 2011

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Rehabilitation Of Perpetrators Of Violence Against Women

Nigeria | 2011

Type of Measure : Perpetrators Programme

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Bureau Of Statistics

Nigeria | 2011

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms, Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Annual Budget to Address the Issue of Violence against Women

Nigeria | 2011

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) 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.