One in Three Armenian Women are Subjected to Violence
Monday, June 07, 2004 8:00 AM

According to ARMINFO,  USAID Intra/PRIME reports that one in three women in Armenia is a victim of physical or psychological abuse at least once in her lifetime. The survey indicated that 46% of 1,457 respondents reported psychological abuse and twenty one percent of respondents reported physical abuse. Two per cent of the women reported being raped before marriage. The report also indicates that Armenian victims of violence are hestitant to report the abuse to the authorities.

Compiled from: "Every Third Armenian Woman Subjected to Violence" ARMINFO Independent Armenian News Agency.