Point of View

60% of Women Experienced Psychological Violence

09.03.2011

In 2010, Women's Right Center (WRC) received about 1777 reports on violence, with 701 (39,4%) of women experiencing domestic violence. 424 (60%) women became victims of psychological violence, 264 (38%) - physical and 13 (2%) - sexual violence.

WRC aims to prevent domestic violence against women and their children, as well as to protect women's reproductive and sexual health and rights. The centre also aims to break the silence about violence against women and keep the issue in the public eye.

Source: www.a1plus.am