In 2008 the Institute for Labour and Family Research carried out a resesarch project entitled: "Representative Research on Prevalence and Experience of Women with Violence Against Women in Slovakia" (Holubová, Filadelfiová, Bodnárová). The research used a representative sample of 827 women (sample representative by age, education, residence size and region of whole population of women from 18 - 65 years old in Slovakia). Prevalence of sexual, physical, psychological, economic, social violence and the combination of them were investigated in women with current intimate and previous intimate partners. The research covered the time period of the woman's whole life. Questions were also asked on violent sexual, physical and psychological experience from non-intimate partners (including relatives, co-workers, bosses, unknowns). The data was disaggregated by age, nationality, family status, number of children, economical activity, educations and more other characteristics. The survey will be repeated after 5 years. The National Statistical Office was not involved in the survey.
Source of Information
Response of the Government of Slovakia, February 2009