Prevalence Data on Different Forms of Violence against Women:

Lifetime Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence :13 % (1)

Physical and/or Sexual Intimate Partner Violence in the last 12 months : 3 % (2)

Lifetime Non-Partner Sexual Violence : 3 % (3)

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 :29 (4)

Global Gender Gap Index Rank :45 (5)

Croatia Search Data

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Act on the Protection Against Domestic Violence 2018

Croatia | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Programme: Network of Support and Cooperation for Victims and Witnesses of Criminal Offences

Croatia | 2018

Type of Measure : Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Integrated services delivery

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Cross Sectoral Cooperation Agreement on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence

Croatia | 2018

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Regulations

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Rules of Procedure in Cases of Sexual Violence

Croatia | 2018

Type of Measure : Justice > Protocols and guidelines

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Financial Support for Shelters for Victims of Violence

Croatia | 2018

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Project: Croatian Violence Monitor

Croatia | 2018 | 2023

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

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Financial Support for NGOs and Law Clinics

Croatia | 2017

Type of Measure : Budgets > Government allocation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


National Strategy for Protection against Domestic Violence 2017-2022

Croatia | 2017 | 2022

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

Form of Violence : Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence


Act Amending the Criminal Procedure Act 2017

Croatia | 2017

Type of Measure : Violence against women > Legislation

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


Training and Information Session for Roma Women

Croatia | 2017

Type of Measure : Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns

Form of Violence : Violence against women and girls


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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. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(2) Proportion of ever-partnered women aged 18–74 years experiencing intimate partner physical and/or sexual violence in the last 12 months. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(3) Proportion of women aged 18–74 years experiencing sexual violence perpetrated by someone other than an intimate partner at least once in their lifetime. Source: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014. Violence against Women: An EU-wide Survey. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.


(4) 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.


(5) 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.