Country Kazakhstan
Year 2010
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Ministry of Internal Affairs conducted a survey among women in 2010 to find out why domestic violence occurs. More than 32,000 persons replied, including women who have sought help or advice from the internal affairs authorities or crisis centres, persons registered as violent family offenders and children whose parents have been deprived of their parental rights. According to the findings of the survey, the violence was related to property disputes (34 per cent of respondents), jealousy (26 per cent), alcoholism (25 per cent), interference by outsiders in the family life (12 percent) and disagreements (7 per cent).

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/KAZ/3-4 para 70