SDG 16 Indicators Framework

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Code Target Framework (Click) Units National Baseline Data Source Reporting Agency Implementation Responsibility National Yearly Ranking Independent Ranking Reform Needs

End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children


Proportion of children aged 1-17 years who experienced any physical punishment and/or psychological aggression by caregivers in the past month

% - Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys ( MICS ) /or PDHS National Institute of Population Studies

Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination

This is a tier 2 indicator and UNICEF is the custodian agency. All too often, children are raised using methods that rely on physical force or verbal intimidation to punish unwanted behaviours and encourage desired ones. The use of violent discipline with children represent a violation of their rights.

Number of victims of human trafficking per 100,000 population, by sex, age and form of exploitation

Number - Database Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Ministry of Interior

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Ministry of Interior

This is a tier 2 indicator and UNODC is the custodian agency. Data on detected victims of trafficking are typically provided by national authorities competent in detecting trafficking victims, law enforcement institutions, or services assisting the victims to UNODC and published in the UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons every two years. National reporting needs to be developed for SDG 16 by sex, age and form of exploitation.


Proportion of young women and men aged 18-29 years who experienced sexual violence by age 18

% - Survey Pakistan Bureau of Statistics

Multiple departments and ministries

This is a tier 2 indicator and UNICEF is the custodian agency with UNSD and UNODC as its partners. Indicators that are based on victimisation surveys (VS) and for which a relevant survey programme needs to be developed. The right of children to protection from all forms of violence is enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and its Optional Protocols.