Violence Against Women
Violence against women (VAW) remains a global crisis. Worldwide, more than one in three women have experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.
- OECD Family Database (see intimate partner violence SF 3.4)
- Social Institutions and Gender Index 2019 data
- Issues briefs
On 5-6 February, the OECD organised its inaugural conference on intimate partner violence, featuring panel discussions with OECD Ministers, leaders from business and civil society, and expert researchers. A key output of the event was the Call to Action, signed by Ambassadors to the OECD, calling for the OECD’s continued focus on ending this global crisis.
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