Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :25 % (1)
Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 11.2
Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : Official National Statistics Not Available
Child Marriage :32.8
Gender Inequality Index Rank :113 (2)
Global Gender Gap Index Rank :96 (3)
(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women age 15-49 experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime. Source: Ministry of Health - MOH/Nepal, New ERA/Nepal, and ICF. 2017. Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016. Kathmandu, Nepal: MOH/Nepal, New ERA/Nepal, 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 2021/2022.
(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 2022.