During the period from 2006 to October 2008, the country’s decentralized services and specialized technical units recorded 12,680 cases, including:
- 3,680 cases of physical violence against women (beatings)
- 2,500 cases of psychological violence (serious verbal abuse)
- 850 cases of repudiation
- 1,855 cases of non-payment of spousal support
- 25 cases of rape
- 1,950 cases of family abandonment
- 1,829 cases of bigamy.
In addition, about 1,500 cases were reported directly to the Minister’s office during the same period.
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