Outcome Area 4:
Ending Violence against Women

Between now and 2021, UN-Women will:

  • Increase its focus on prevention and the delivery of quality services to victims and survivors
  • Ensure that more cities and other settings have safe and empowering public spaces for women and girls
 

Programme expenses under Ending Violence Against Women:

US$78 M (2018, 72 countries/territories); US$77 M (2019, 71 countries/territories)

Outcome Indicators

Outcome Indicator 4.1

Proportion of women who have experienced physical or sexual violence who seek help, by sector (health, police, justice, social services)
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Baseline
(2005-2016)
Result
(2007-2017)
Result
(2007-2018)
Health 2.7% 2.6% 2.7%
Police 10.5% 11.2% 12.4%
Justice 2.2% 2.9% 2.5%
Social
Sector
2.5% 3.1% 2.8%
2021 Target(s):-

Outcome Indicator 4.2

Percentage of people who think it is justifiable for a man to beat his wife, disaggregated by sex
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Baseline
(2000-2016)
2018 Result
(2003-2018)
2019 Result
(2003-2018)
Female 34.8% 33.2% 33.3%
Male 29.4% 27.8% 27.7%
2021 Target(s):

Outcome Indicator 4.3

Number of cities supported by UN-Women where data on the prevalence of sexual harassment against women and girls in public spaces is availableC
24
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Baseline
7
Result
(2018)
16
Result
(2019)
24
Target
32

Outcome Indicator 4.4

Number of countries that have adopted or strengthened legislation addressing violence against women and girls in private and public spaces that is (1) in line with best practices (2) is allocated a budget and (3) has an oversight mechanism for monitoringC
10
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Baseline
7
Result
(2018)
8
Result
(2019)
10
Target
17

Outcome Indicator 4.5

Number of countries with legislation (in line with best practices) to prevent, investigate, sanction and redress femicide/feminicide/gender-related killings of womenC
8
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Baseline
6
Result
(2018)
7
Result
(2019)
8
Target
15

Outputs for Outcome Area 4

Output 11:
More countries and stakeholders are better able to prevent violence against women and girls and deliver essential services to victims and survivors.

Output 12:
More cities and other settings have safe and empowering public spaces for women and girls.

 

Output Indicator 4.12.1

Number of safe cities/safe public spaces partnerships in place which include women in decision-making positionsC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
30


Milestone
(2018)
40
Result
37
Milestone
(2019)
61
Result
50
Milestone
(2020)
67
Result

Target
(2021)
76
Result

 

Output Indicator 4.12.2

Number of local development plans developed or strengthened with the support of UN-Women that are gender-responsive and address sexual harassment against women and girls in public spacesC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
15


Milestone
(2018)
32
Result
32
Milestone
(2019)
46
Result
38
Milestone
(2020)
61
Result

Target
(2021)
78
Result

 

Output Indicator 4.12.3

Number of countries where different sectors address the elimination of sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces through the transformation of social normsC
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
35


Milestone
(2018)
37
Result
37
Milestone
(2019)
51
Result
40
Milestone
(2020)
56
Result

Target
(2021)
58
Result

 

Output Indicator 4.12.4

Number of partners supported by UN-Women whose knowledge and skills to influence legislation and policies on sexual violence against women and girls in public spaces are improved, disaggregated by sex - TOTAL
Progress against 2019 Milestone
Achievement rate against 2021 Target
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Baseline
6,327


Milestone
(2018)
6,400
Result
7,094
Milestone
(2019)
6,400
Result
3,583
Milestone
(2020)
6,400
Result

Target
(2021)
6,400
Result

 

Footnotes

All references to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999).

A superscript “C” next to an indicator statement notes that the indicator is cumulative in nature. Further calculation details can be found at this link

Outcome Indicator 4.1: For this indicator, the global average is derived from country surveys data that include women from different ages (mostly 15-49), different partner status (mostly all women vs. ever married/partnered) and women who experience different forms of violence (mostly physical and or/sexual by any perpetrator vs. by a partner and including other forms, i.e. psychological).Back

Outcome Indicator 4.2: For this indicator, the global average is derived mostly from latest available Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) that include comparable data. Data from some other relevant national household surveys are included where data from DHS was not available. These latter surveys may include samples with different age ranges or partner status as compared with DHS, and some of them include only a sample of women (not men).Back

Outcome Indicator 4.3: Of 64 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 4 reported 9 cities with results: Ecuador (Cuenca), Mexico (Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puebla, and Torreon), Morocco (Marrakech and Rabat), Viet Nam (Ho Chi Minh).
Of 50 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 4 reported 8 cities with results: Albania (Shkodra and Korça), Argentina (Buenos Aires), India (Udalguri and Dibrugarh), Indonesia (Medan, Semarang and Surabaya). Back

Outcome Indicator 4.4: Of 65 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 1 reported results: Ecuador.
Of 61 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 4 reported results: Bolivia (Plurinational State of), El Salvador, Kosovo, Philippines. Back

Outcome Indicator 4.5: Of 64 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 1 reported results: Ecuador.
Of 48 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 1 reported results: Georgia. Back

Output Indicator 4.11.1: Of 59 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 9 reported results: Bangladesh, El Salvador, Georgia, Kiribati, North Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Mozambique, Samoa, Sierra Leone.
Of 55 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 8 reported results: Cambodia, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Liberia, Mexico, Pakistan, South Africa. Back

Output Indicator 4.11.2: Of 59 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 12 reported results: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Fiji, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, State of Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania, Viet Nam .
Of 60 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 13 reported results: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, India, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, North Macedonia, Mali, Republic of Moldova, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda. Back

Output Indicator 4.11.3: Of 59 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 22 reported results: Albania, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Liberia, North Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, State of Palestine, Serbia, United Republic of Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Viet Nam.
Of 55 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 24 reported results: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji , Guatemala, Kiribati, North Macedonia, Mexico, Republic of Moldova, Morocco , Nigeria, Pakistan, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Serbia, Solomon Islands, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda. Back

Output Indicator 4.11.4: Of 59 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 38 reported results: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Liberia, North Macedonia, Maldives, Republic of Moldova, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, United Republic of Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Viet Nam.
Of 57 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 41 reported results: Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji , Georgia, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, North Macedonia, Malawi, Mali, Republic of Moldova, Morocco , Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Senegal, Serbia, South Sudan, Tajikistan, United Republic of Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Uganda, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe. Back

Output Indicator 4.12.1: Of 20 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 6 reported results: Bolivia (Plurinational State of) (El Alto), Canada (Vancouver), Mexico (Guadalajara and Monterrey), Spain (Madrid), United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (London), Uruguay (Montevideo).
Of 19 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 9 reported 13 partnerships: Canada (Montreal and Halifax), Ecuador (Guayaquil), Egypt (Alexandria and Damietta), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa and Hawassa City), Kenya (Kericho), Mexico (Coahuila), United Republic of Tanzania (Dodoma and Shinyanga), Ukraine (Rubizhne), Uruguay (Canelones). Back

Output Indicator 4.12.2: Of 16 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 4 reported 17 local development plans: Egypt (5), Mexico (1), Papua New Guinea (3), Philippines (8).
Of 14 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 3 reported 6 local development plans: Kenya (2), Mexico (1), Viet Nam (3). Back

Output Indicator 4.12.3: Of 16 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 9 reported results: Ecuador, Egypt, Honduras, Indonesia, Morocco, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Viet Nam.
Of 15 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 7 reported results: Dominican Republic, Egypt, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique, Ukraine, Viet Nam. Back

Output Indicator 4.12.4: Of 17 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2018, 11 reported a total of 7,094 partners: Afghanistan (3,112), Dominican Republic (5), Ecuador (2,008), Egypt (187), Indonesia (217), Mexico (159), Morocco (266), Mozambique (12), Philippines (573), Tunisia (310), Viet Nam (245).
Of 18 countries/territories reporting under this indicator for 2019, 10 reported a total of 3,583 partners: Afghanistan (24), Egypt (200), India (550), Mexico (342), Morocco (2,217), Mozambique (45), Papua New Guinea (86), Republic of Moldova (11), Ukraine (47), Viet Nam (61).
This indicator has disaggregation in support of efforts to “leave no-one behind”. Please see further information on the Global Overview page. Back

Disclaimer: The boundaries and names shown, and the designations used on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations.Back