Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :17.4

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 11 % (1)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 1.5

Child Marriage :43.5

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting :18.4

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:

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :118 (2)

Nigeria Search Data

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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


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


Rehabilitation Of Perpetrators Of Violence Against Women

Nigeria | 2011

Type of Measure : Perpetrators Programme

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


Safe Houses for Victims/Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Nigeria | 2011

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

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


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: National Population Commission (NPC) [Nigeria] and ICF International, 2014. Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2013. Abuja, Nigeria, and Rockville, Maryland, USA: NPC and ICF International.


(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 2016.