Country Saint Lucia
Year 1999 - 2004
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) collected statistics between 1999 and 2004 on child abuse and domestic violence. There were 1,048 cases of child abuse that were reported to the Division of Human Services and Family Affairs. The most prevalent forms of abuse are child neglect and abandonment (34% of all reported cases), physical abuse (31%), and sexual abuse (29%). For the period 2000–2004, 2,165 cases of domestic violence were reported.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/LCA/1-6 para 5.10

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