Country Philippines
Year 2008
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In 2008 the National Statistics Office, conducted the 2008 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) which included the module on violence against women entitled "Women's Safety Module". The preliminary results of the survey are expected to be released in February 2009. The module aims to generate statistics and information on women's experiences of violence from their spouses/boyfriend or dating partner, incidence of violence against women by geographical area, demographics of the victims and perpetrators, services availed, etc.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Philippines to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2008