UN Women Releases New Resource on Prevalence of Violence Against Women
Monday, August 22, 2011 11:35 AM

UN Women has released a resource that contains data on 86 countries concerning the prevalence of violence against women (VAW). The data on VAW includes physical and sexual violence and encompasses violence by intimate as well as non-intimate perpetrators.

Many important international surveys are included in this resource: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Reproductive Health Surveys, Demographic and Health Surveys, Violence against Women Surveys, and the World Health Organization Multi-Country Study.

Compiled from: A New Resouce: UN Women: “Violence Against Women Prevalence Data: Survey By Country”, AWID, (16 August 2011).