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Latest items for DV-DATA-1

Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"But opponents fear that cracking down [a bill was passed that bans buying sex, not selling it] will push prostitutes to hide, leaving them even more at the mercy of pimps and violent clients"(para 10)
Sept. 14, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
Variables: DV-DATA-1

In the video on this page it is reported that the 16 year old victim's boyfriend was included as one of the suspects of her gang rape (ENB-Coder Comment)
Sept. 12, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1, AOM-PRACTICE-1, AOM-DATA-1, DV-PRACTICE-1, DV-PRACTICE-2, DV-DATA-1, MABFC-DATA-1

"Women and girls are inadequately protected against domestic and other violence, including early and forced marriage and marital rape"(para 17)
Aug. 31, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: DV-DATA-1

“Globally, women with disabilities are twice as likely to experience domestic violence” (para 10).
Aug. 31, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: LRCM-DATA-1, DV-DATA-1

"Violence against women and girls in Nicaragua has been described by U.N. Women as a 'national epidemic.' Nearly half of all reported incidents of violence against women take place in the home, mostly rape and domestic violence at the hands of relatives, husbands and boyfriends, according to 2017 government figures" (9-10).
Aug. 31, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-DATA-1

“Girls in Lima connected public and private expressions of violence against women and girls, explaining that high levels of domestic violence negatively affect their sense of safety in public spaces as well" (22).
Aug. 31, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Countries: China
Variables: DV-DATA-1

“In a 2013 study of child abuse and suicidal thoughts among adolescents in Shanghai, the authors, Sylvia Y. C. L. Kwok and Wenyu Chai of the City University of Hong Kong, and Xuesong He of East China University of Science and Technology, noted that in a national survey by the China Law Society of 3,543 people, about 72 percent said that their parents had beaten them” (para 6). “Another survey … of elementary pupils in Xi’an, found that 60 percent said that they were hit, deprived of food or verbally abused by their parents” (para 7). “In a 2011 study of a county in central China by several United Nations ...more
Aug. 31, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
Countries: Dominican Republic
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Domestic Violence is Rife. 'I got married because I had to leave my house. I could not stand to live there anymore. They fought over everything, even beat me…That’s not life.' Some girls see marriage as a way out of violent family homes, only to be abused by their husbands" (para 5).
Aug. 30, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Countries: Bangladesh
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Majeda says her husband is often violent, and beat her when she was pregnant. 'He beats me with his hands on my back. When he beats me, I feel sad'" (1). This is a quote from Majeda, a child bride, at 10:15 (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Aug. 30, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: LRCM-DATA-2, DV-DATA-1

"Investigators found that the girl had been 'repeatedly raped by her stepfather over a period of time,' said a police inspector at a Rohtak police station devoted to crimes against women" (para 6).
Aug. 28, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2, LRW-DATA-1, DV-DATA-1

"According to the World Health Organization, 64 percent of women aged fifteen to forty-nine experienced violence from a partner, and 37 percent of women were subject to sexual abuse before age fifteen. Violence against women can impede a woman’s ability to enter and remain in the labor force – and yet reliable employment is critical to enabling survivors of violence to escape abusive relationships"(para 6)
Aug. 14, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Countries: Indonesia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Dita never imagined that she would be a single mother at the age of 33. But after enduring 10 years of an abusive marriage, she found herself alone and struggling to raise two children. Her husband had seemed nice enough at first. 'When I met him, he was kind and polite,' Dita said. But soon after their wedding, he forced her to abandon her career. Things escalated from there. 'My husband would beat me and use harsh words when he was angry, sometimes in front of the children,' she said. Tragically, her experience is not unusual" (para 1-4). "The preliminary findings, released in March, revealed that two in five Indonesian ...more
Aug. 9, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: DV-DATA-1

At 0:47 the mother says that securing women's land/property rights decreases domestic violence (ENB-Coder Comment)
Aug. 9, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Countries: Georgia
Variables: DV-PRACTICE-2, DV-DATA-1

"Too often, this endorsement of men’s dominance and women’s silent suffering extends to physical and sexual gender-based violence as well. Nearly one-quarter of women surveyed in 2013 reported having had sex with their husband against their will, and according to an earlier UNFPA study, only 2 per cent of women who suffer domestic violence in the country reach out to police, lawyers and other service providers"(para 8)
July 28, 2017, 7:07 a.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Domestic violence is endemic in Russia, and overwhelmingly affects women, who account for about 74% of victims of domestic violence in the country, according to government figures from 2013 with 91% of those incidents perpetrated by husbands. Most research on violence in Russia links abuse to alcohol consumption" (para 8). "A 2003 study by Amnesty International concluded that 36,000 women were beaten by their husbands each day in Russia, while government figures from 2008 said that 14,000 women died each year at the hands of their spouse or other family member" (para 10).
July 7, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
Countries: Spain
Variables: DV-DATA-1

¨While deploring such insults, Ms. Colau said that she was proud to have given Barcelona its first City Hall administration with an openly feminist agenda, committed to fighting not only sexism but also domestic violence¨(para 21).¨Last year, 44 women were killed as a result of domestic violence in Spain, which was the lowest figure since such crimes were first recorded in 2003¨(para 23)
July 5, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Lack of firmness in dealing with domestic violence and child abuse cases caused reported incidents to rise by 18 percent and 19 percent respectively in 2016, a senior member of the National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) told Arab News. A new NSHR report that reviewed cases from 2016 says it received 366 cases of domestic violence against women, up from 295 in 2015. Child abuse cases increased from 154 in 2015 to 188 in 2016...Regarding child abuse, cases of 80 boys and 180 girls were reported, 118 of whom were abused by their fathers" (para 1-4).
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: LRW-DATA-1, DV-DATA-1

Table 7.1 shows the lifetime prevalence of violence by type of violence and sexual orientation from 2010. For bisexual women, the lifetime prevalence of rape is 46.1%, of sexual violence other than rape is 74.9%, of stalking victimization is 36.6%, and for intimate partner violence is 61.1%. For lesbian women, the lifetime prevalence of rape is 13.1%, of sexual violence other than rape is 46.4%, for intimate partner violence is 43.8%. For heterosexual women the lifetime prevalence of rape is 17.4%, of sexual violence other than rape is 43.3%, of stalking victimization is 15.5%, and for intimate partner violence is 35% (252)
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: LRW-DATA-1, DV-DATA-1

Figure 7.1 shows the lifetime prevalence of intimate partner violence and abuse among women by type of violence in 2011. 47.1% experience psychological aggression, 31.5% experience physical violence, 15.8% experience sexual violence other than rape, 9.2% experience stalking and 8.8% experience 8.8% (238)
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

Figure 7.2 shows the lifetime prevalence of physical violence and psychological aggression by an intimate partner among women, by race/ethnicity in 2011. For all women, in general, the lifetime prevalence of psychological aggression is 47.1% and the lifetime prevalence for physical violence is 31.5%. For Native American women these numbers are 63.8% and 51.7% respectively. For Multiracial women these numbers are 61.1% and 51.3%. For Black women, 53.8% and 41.2%. For white women, 47.2% and 30.5%. For Hispanic women, 43.9% and 29.7%. For Asian/Pacific Islander women, 29.8% and 15.3% (239)
June 28, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

Figure 7.5 shows the percent of high school students experiencing dating violence in the past 12 months by type of violence and gender. 13% of girls and 7.4% of boys have experienced physical dating violence. 14.4% of girls and 6.2% of boys have experienced sexual dating violence (247)
June 22, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: MURDER-DATA-2, DV-DATA-1

"On average more than three women a day are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in the United States" (p 1)
June 22, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Women are much more likely than men to be victimized by a current or former intimate partner. Women are 84 percent of spouse abuse victims and 86 percent of victims of abuse at the hands of a boyfriend or girlfriend. About three-fourths of the persons who commit family violence are male" (p 3)
June 22, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"In a single day in 2008, 16,458 children were living in a domestic violence shelter or transitional housing facility. Another 6,430 children sought services at a non-residential program" (p 6)
June 22, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"15.5 million children in the United States live in families in which partner violence occurred at least once in the past year, and seven million children live in families in which severe partner violence occurred" (p 5)
June 22, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Nearly one in four women in the United States reports experiencing violence by a current or former spouse or boyfriend at some point in her life" (p 2)
June 22, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

A graphic says "1 in 4 US women experienced violence by a partner at some point in her life" (1)
June 22, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Approximately one in three adolescent girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner – a figure that mirrors victimization rates for other types of violence affecting youth" (p 7)
June 22, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Women ages 20 to 24 are at the greatest risk of experiencing nonfatal intimate partner violence" (p 4)
June 22, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Women who have experienced domestic violence are 80 percent more likely to have a stroke, 70 percent more likely to have heart disease, 60 percent more likely to have asthma and 70 percent more likely to drink heavily than women who have not experienced intimate partner violence. In the United States in 1995, the cost of intimate partner rape, physical assault and stalking totaled $5.8 billion each year for direct medical and mental health care services and lost productivity from paid work and household chores.10 When updated to 2003 dollars, the cost is more than $8.3 billion" (p 8-9)