Country
Year 2014
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Belau Family Health and Safety Study (FHSS) aimed at obtaining reliable data on the prevalence and types of violence against women (VAW) in Palau. The study also sought to document the associations between partner violence and health issues and other outcomes, as well as to identify risk and protective factors for partner violence. The Ministry of Health carried out the study with financial support from the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), and financial and technical support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Full Text

Belau Family Health and Safety Study National Research Project on Violence Against Women in Palau

Source of Information

Carlued Leon and Umerang A, 2014. Belau Family Health and Safety Study National Research Project on Violence against Women in Palau.