Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :41.5

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 23.8

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

Child Marriage :6.8

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 :92 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :57 (2)

Rwanda Search Data

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The 2019-20 Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey

Rwanda | 2019 | 2020

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Rwanda Violence Against Children and Youth Survey

Rwanda | 2018

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law No 51/2018 (Trafficking)

Rwanda | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Law No 66/2018 Prohibits Sexual Harassment at the Workplace

Rwanda | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


National Steering Committee on Human Trafficking

Rwanda | 2018

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Multi-Year Project to Counter Trafficking

Rwanda | 2018

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Integrated services delivery

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Law No 68/2018 Criminalizes GBV

Rwanda | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls, Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Sexual violence, Sexual harassment


National Strategy for Transformation 2017-2024

Rwanda | 2017 | 2024

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Demographic and Health Survey

Rwanda | 2014 | 2015

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Accelerated Plan for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV

Rwanda | 2010 | 2014

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

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