Country Suriname
Year 2008
Type of Measure Administrative data > Police
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Each quarter an overview of the number of reports of domestic violence to the police is published. The data specifies the offences, the relationship between the defendant and the victim, geographical location, and the age of the defendant and victim.

Here is an overview of registered cases at the Korps Politie Suriname regarding domestic violence.

Period

2006

2007

2008

1st quarter

294

295

140

2nd quarter

267

298

155

3rd quarter

318

349

59

4th quarter

302

303

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Total

1181

1165

358

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Suriname to the questionnaire on violence against women, February 2009