Country Somalia
Year 2011
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence, Child, early and forced marriage, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)

Brief Description

A cluster survey was administered in Somaliland in 2011 in which data was collected on women, ages 15 to 45, about their beliefs regarding husbands' justifications for beating their partners in various circumstances.  The survey also collected data on the percentage of women, ages 20 to 49, who were first married before the age 18, along with women, ages 15 to 49 years, who have undergone some form of female genital mutilation/cutting.

Source of Information

Federal Government of Somalia, National Review on Beijing+20, page 58 Section 5 Annexures 2.6.4

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