Burkina Faso
African Region
Homicide
Child maltreatment
Youth violence
Elder abuse
Sexual violence
Intimate partner violence
Homicide
Intimate partner violence
Child maltreatment
Sexual violence
Youth violence
Elder abuse
Country/area facts
16 460 141
Population, 2012
$670
GNI per capita, 2012
39.8%
Gini coefficient, 2012
6.8 litres
Pure alcohol consumption per capita (adults 15+ years), 2012
Homicide rate by year
Per 100 000 population
Homicide rate by sex
Per 100 000 population, 2015
Homicide rate by age
Per 100 000 population, 2015
Action plans, policies, and laws relevant to several types of violence
This shows what the country reported about the existence of national actions plans addressing different types of violence, social and educational policies, and specific laws regulating firearms and alcohol. The information is from the WHO Global status report on violence prevention 2014.
No information
Does not exist
Exists
National action plans
Child maltreatment
Youth violence
Interpersonal violence
Sexual violence
Elder abuse
National policies
Incentives provided for high-risk youth to complete schooling
Housing policies to de-concentrate poverty
Firearm laws
Laws to regulate civilian access
Mandatory background checks
Handguns
Long guns
Automatic weapons
Carrying firearms in public
Alcohol laws
Excise tax on beer
Excise tax on wine
Excise tax on spirits
Laws by type of violence
This shows what the country reported about the existence of laws relevant to preventing different types of violence, and the extent to which they are being enforced. The information is from the WHO Global status report on violence prevention 2014.
No information
Not enforced
Limitedly enforced
Partially enforced
Fully enforced
Child maltreatment laws
17y / 20y
Legal age of marriage female / male
Against child marraige
Against statutory rape
Against female genital mutilation
Ban on corporal punishment
Youth violence laws
Against weapons on school premises
Against gang or criminal group memebership
Intimate partner violence laws
Against rape in marriage
Allowing removal of violent spouse from home
Sexual violence laws
Against rape
Against contact sexual violence without rape
Against non-contact sexual violence
Elder abuse laws
Against elder abuse
Against elder abuse in institutions
Victim laws
Providing for victim compensation
Providing for victim legal representation
Prevention programmes and services
This shows what the country reported about specific programmes to prevent different types of violence and services for victims, and the extent of their implementation. The information is from the WHO Global status report on violence prevention 2014.
No information
No implemented
Once/few times
On large scale
Child maltreatment programmes
Home visitation
Parenting education
Training to recognise / avoid sexually abusive situations
Youth violence programmes
Pre-school enrichment
Life skills and social development training
Mentoring
After-school supervision
School anti-bullying
Intimate partner violence programmes
Dating violence prevention in schools
Microfinance and gender equity training
Social and cultural morns change
Sexual violence programmes
School and colllege programmes
Physical environment changes
Social and cultural norms change
Elder abuse programmes
Professional awareness campaigns
Public information campaigns
Caregiver support
Residential care policies
Victim services
Adult protective services
Child protection services
Medico-legal service for sexual violence
Mental health services
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