Statistics have been collected by the Directorate of Gender Affairs depicts a trend of over 200 cases of gender based violence being reported every year. Statistics recorded show an array of gender based violence cases reported between 1997 and 2013 with a range of 25 to 478. There was a low number of cases reported in 1997, with a total of 25 cases reported. The year 2002 had the highest number of cases reported with 478 cases reported that year according to the Directorate of Gender Affairs.
Source of Information
Government of Antigua and Barbuda, National Review on Beijing +20 , page 20 Section 2.4