Country Syrian Arab Republic
Year 2008 - 2009
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Dedicated violence against women survey
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


As at July 2009, the Syrian Commission for Family Affairs conducted a country-wide quantitative survey on violence against women, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Data collection had been completed, and analysis was to be commenced shortly. The survey is a multiple indicator cluster survey of 5,000 women representing all Syrian governorates (rural and urban), according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic to the questionnaire on violence against women, July 2009