Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :17 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 4.8

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 1 % (2)

Child Marriage :4.5

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 :33 (3)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :89 (4)

Montenegro Search Data

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Article 31 of the Constitution

Montenegro | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 28 of the Constitution

Montenegro | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 74 of the Constitution

Montenegro | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Article 63 of the Constitution

Montenegro | 2013

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Constitutional provision

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Montenegro | 2008

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Action Plan for the Achievement of Gender Equality in Montenegro

Montenegro | 2008 | 2012

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

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


Unit Podgorica (Domestic Violence Unit within Police)

Montenegro | 2007

Type of Measure : Police > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Montenegro | 2007

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Report: “Violence against Women – Does the Government Care”

Montenegro | 2007

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey

Montenegro | 2005

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


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(1) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18-74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence at least once in their lifetime since age 15. Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). 2019. OESCE-led Survey on Violence against Women: Main Report. Vienna, Austria: OSCE Secretariat.


(2) Proportion of women aged 18–74 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime since age 15. Source: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). 2019. OESCE-led Survey on Violence against Women: Main Report. Vienna, Austria: OSCE Secretariat.


(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 2016.


(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 2016.