Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Indicator 5.2.2

Proportion of women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to sexual violence by persons other than an intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by age and place of occurrence

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Suitable data sources for this indicator are currently being explored. This indicator is classified as Tier 3 and therefore no internationally established methodology or statistical standards are yet available. Corresponding methodologies or standards are being developed by the responsible international organizations and subsequently tested in cooperation with national statistical offices.

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The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation

Indicator name

Proportion of women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to sexual violence by persons other than an intimate partner in the previous 12 months, by age and place of occurrence

Designated tier

Tier II

Custodian agency

United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF)
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
World Health Organization (WHO)
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

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