Violence Around the World

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Violence against women exists in every country, amongst all people groups. It knows no socioeconomic boundaries. Rich women, poor women, black women, white women, educated women, illiterate women, beautiful women—all women can be potential targets of domestic violence.

Using our world map, view the latest statistics organized by country.

Click on the region of the world where you want to know the latest statistics. As you begin to survey the data, ask yourself this question: what can communities of faith do to respond to the needs of violated women and children? Then be personal: what can I do?