Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :19 % (1)

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 :9.7

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 :109 (2)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :131 (3)

Jordan Search Data

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Anti-Trafficking Law (Amendments) 2021

Jordan | 2021

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Law on the Prevention of Human Trafficking 2019 (Amendment)

Jordan | 2019

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Trafficking


National Strategy for the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons 2019-2022

Jordan | 2019 | 2022

Type of Measure : Policies > National strategy specific to violence against women

Form of Violence : Trafficking


Campaign: Speak Up! Harassment is a Crime

Jordan | 2018

Type of Measure : Prevention > Community mobilization

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Penal Code Amendment 2017

Jordan | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Law on Protection from Domestic Violence 2017

Jordan | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Study: Status of Women and Harassment in Jordan

Jordan | 2017

Type of Measure : Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data

Form of Violence : Sexual harassment


Section to Combat Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

Jordan | 2017

Type of Measure : Institutional mechanisms

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Campaign: Still Too Young for Marriage

Jordan | 2017

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Child, early and forced marriage


Dar Al-Wefaq Family Shelter

Jordan | 2017

Type of Measure : Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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(1) Proportion of ever-married women aged 15-49 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Department of Statistics/DOS and ICF. 2019. Jordan Population and Family and Health Survey 2017-18. Amman, Jordan, and Rockville, Maryland, USA: DOS and ICF.


(2) 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.


(3) 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.