Country Mauritania
Year 2011
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

National Survey on Violence against Women in Mauritania was conducted by the National Statistics Office in 2008. The survey revealed that the most widespread forms of violence are psychological (64.3%) and sexual (14.3%).

Source of Information

Mauritania's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.74.