Country Ghana
Year 2016
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

A report, "the Domestic Violence in Ghana-incidence, attitudes, determinants and consequences" was publisdhed in July 2016. The study was commissioned by the Domestic Violence Secretariat of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) of the Government of Ghana and the UK Department for International Development (DFID), and funded by UK aid. This report discusses the main findings of a comprehensive study of the incidence, determinants and consequences of domestic violence, attitudes towards domestic violence and the effectiveness of services that support women and men who experience domestic violence in Ghana.

Source of Information

Ghana's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.17.

For more information: Domestic Violence in Ghana Report