VAW in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Comparative Analysis of Population-Based Data from 12 Countries | PAHO WHO

onto Research, Analysis, Reports

publication date: 
Mar 14, 2012
This report, produced by the Pan American Health Organization, in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, highlights that intimate partner and sexual violence against women is widespread in all Latin American and the Caribbean countri

The report is available in English and Spanish. It presents a comparative analysis of data from 13 nationally representative surveys from the region. The 122 tables and graphs present illustrate what is known about the prevalence, risk factors, consequences, and attitudes towards violence against women in these countries—including violence by intimate partners and sexual violence by any perpetrator.