Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :27.8
Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 7 % (1)
Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 23 % (2)
Child Marriage :7.9
Gender Inequality Index Rank :80 (3)
Global Gender Gap Index Rank :38 (4)
(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Inter-American Development Bank and UN Women. 2018. Women's Health and Life Experiences Survey, 2016, Jamaica.
(2) Proportion of women aged 15–49 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica, Inter-American Development Bank and UN Women. 2018. Women's Health and Life Experiences Survey, 2016, Jamaica.
(3) 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 2021/2022.
(4) 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 2022.