Research on gender violence
1 out of 10 women admitted that has been mistreated by her couple during the last year.
The Social Research Centre (CIS) UADE - Voices! conducted a national public opinion study on gender-based violence. The physical and psychological mistreatment of women by their partner, was specifically addressed.
Some findings of the study:
- As far as physical violence is concerned, 4% of the women said they had suffered this type of violence in the last 12 months.
- Abuse and violence occur at all socioeconomic and educational levels.
- It is in the aged group among women aged 25 to 34 in which the highest rate of abuse is recorded.
- Greater Buenos Aires is the area with the highest number of cases.