The most comprehensive compilation of information on the status of
women in the world.

Latest items for DV-DATA-1

June 10, 2021, 9:11 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: LRW-LAW-1, DV-DATA-1

"Whereas 67% of Salvadoran women said they have suffered some form of violence (e.g., sexual assault, abuse by family members), only 6% have reported abuse to authorities" (para 4).
June 9, 2021, 8:43 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"The Police Headquarters reported that 74,366 women, 7,121 men, 30,073 children below 13 and 15,955 minors aged between 13 and 18 fell victims to domestic violence in 2002. In 2010, 82,102 women, 12,651 men, 26,802 children below 13 and 13,311 minors aged between 13 and 18 were victims of domestic violence" (17). "Between 2006 and 2010, the number of people benefiting from help in specialist support centres for victims of domestic violence increased. In 2006, 916 people used this form of help, while in 2010 – 8,676. The number of people seeking help in such centres between 2006 and 2010 totalled 29,680" (21). "...the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy...has...more
June 7, 2021, 1:10 p.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"According to Arab Barometer, domestic violence has occurred at 22% of households in Sudan, and 57% of reported cases include female victims" (para 8). "Ahmed Sibair, a human rights lawyer based in Khartoum, said that crimes against women and girls had increased rapidly since the beginning of the pandemic" (para 11).
May 31, 2021, 5:59 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Peru is a country with a high tolerance of violence against women and use of corporal punishment against children as a disciplinary measure. A 2011 survey of Afro-Peruvians found that 28 percent of Afro-Peruvian children have suffered physical punishment, or seven percentage points more than that suffered by children of other ethnicities" (para 7).
May 24, 2021, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-DATA-1

“'The girls are being abused. There is one lady who told me that she was stabbed with a knife by her husband and was threatened with death,' Maritsa says" (para 7).
May 18, 2021, 5:32 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Additionally, a recent combination of economic struggles and stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 has caused an increase in domestic violence in Albania" (para 2).
May 15, 2021, 7:08 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: CWC-DATA-2, MARR-PRACTICE-7, DV-DATA-1

"A woman who moves to her husband’s rural family home is especially vulnerable, Ms Li finds. Typically she would need to seek divorce in her husband’s local court. Often his relatives and neighbours, as well as police officers, decline to testify against a person they see as one of their own. Partly as a result, restraining orders against violent husbands remain vanishingly rare" (para 6).
May 11, 2021, 7:35 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-DATA-1

“'The girls are being abused. There is one lady who told me that she was stabbed with a knife by her husband and was threatened with death,' Maritsa says" (para 7).
May 11, 2021, 5:23 p.m.
Countries: Ghana
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police has revealed that more women and children from the rural areas constitute the worst hit when it comes to domestic and family-related violence" (para 1).
April 26, 2021, 11:49 a.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"Approximately 23 per cent of sexual abuses were committed by partners. In fact the data show a worrying situation, where the most familiar places become those at a higher risk" (27). "it is estimated that 6,743,000 women between 16 and 70 years, are victims of violence during their lifetime (equal to 31.9 per cent of the age group considered)" (27). "Domestic violence has affected 2.4 per cent of women; the one outside the household amounted to 3.4 per cent" (27). "The women divorced and separated suffer more violence during their lifetime: 63.9 per cent, twice the average figure" (27).
March 31, 2021, 3:48 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"During the pandemic Pakistan has seen a sharp rise in domestic violence cases" (para 5). "Najeeb said women have faced a significant rise in care work at home, exacerbated by the increase in domestic violence" (para 13).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Philippines the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 6%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Togo the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 13%" (p 72).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in D R Congo the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 37%" (p 66).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Turkey the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 11%" (p 72).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Equatorial Guinea the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 44%" (p 68).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Zimbabwe the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 20%" (p 72).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Ecuador the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 11%" (p 66).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Uganda the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 30%" (p 72).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Peru the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 11%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Uruguay the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 3%" (p 72).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Burma/Myanmar the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 11%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Comoros
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Comoros the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 5%" (p 66).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Namibia the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 20%" (p 70).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Zambia the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 27%" (p 72).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Jamaica the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 9%" (p 68).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Gabon
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Gabon the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 32%" (p 68).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Chad the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 18%" (p 66).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Haiti the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 14%" (p 68).
March 30, 2021, 7:36 p.m.
Countries: Cote D'Ivoire
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"From 2010-2017 in Cote D'Ivoire the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls aged 15-49 years subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months was 22%" (p 66).