Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :40.4

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 10.8

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

Child Marriage :22.2

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:

Gender Inequality Index Rank :88 (1)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :40 (2)

Ecuador Search Data

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Dirección Nacional de Género en el Ministerio de Gobierno y Policía

Ecuador | 2015

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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


Código Orgánico Integral Penal

Ecuador | 2014

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Femicide/Feminicide, Forced pregnancy, Forced sterilization, Other harmful practices, Trafficking


Departamento de Violencia Intrafamiliar (Policía Nacional)

Ecuador | 2014

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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


Protocolo para la Gestión Judicial, Actuación y Valoración Pericial en Casos de Violencia Contra la Mujer o Miembros del Núcleo Familiar

Ecuador | 2014

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

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


Unidades Judiciales contra la Violencia hacia la Mujer y la Familia (Consejo de la Judicatura)

Ecuador | 2013

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

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


Article 35 of the Constitution

Ecuador | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

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


Article 81 of the Constitution

Ecuador | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

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


Article 77 of the Constitution

Ecuador | 2011

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

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


Centros Estatales De Atención

Ecuador | 2009

Type of Measure : Budgets > External funds, Social services > Psycho-social counselling, Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > One-stop centers

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Casas De Acogida Del Ecuador

Ecuador | 2008

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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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 2016.


(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.