Gender Equality & Social Inclusion in the Time of COVID-19

Domestic violence

These downloadable resource pages contain country-specific data on the prevalence of violence against women, the legal framework surrounding domestic violence, and national and local resources for survivors of domestic violence.

Albania

Prevalence:

47%

Legal Framework:

Weak

Dominican Rep.

Prevalence:

20%

Legal Framework:

Strong

Ghana

Prevalence:

24%

Legal Framework:

Weak

Kosovo

Prevalence:

28%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Malawi

Prevalence:

34%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Rwanda

Prevalence:

34%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Armenia

Prevalence:

8%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

El Salvador

Prevalence:

67%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

India

Prevalence:

29%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Lesotho

Prevalence:

62%

Legal Framework:

Weak

Mozambique

Prevalence:

19%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Senegal

Prevalence:

20%

Legal Framework:

Weak

Burkina Faso

Prevalence:

12%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Ethiopia

Prevalence:

26%

Legal Framework:

Weak

Jordan

Prevalence:

19%

Legal Framework:

Weak

Liberia

Prevalence:

39%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Nigeria

Prevalence:

21%

Legal Framework:

Weak

Viet Nam

Prevalence:

32%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Colombia

Prevalence:

37%

Legal Framework:

Strong

Georgia

Prevalence:

14%

Legal Framework:

Strong

Kenya

Prevalence:

39%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Macedonia

Prevalence:

18%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Philippines

Prevalence:

12%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

Zambia

Prevalence:

40%

Legal Framework:

Moderate

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This downloadable brief provides a short overview of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, during COVID-19. It contains practical actions and resources for: individuals close to someone experiencing violence, individuals experiencing violence, individuals concerned they may hurt a loved one, and for workplace management and leadership.

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