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Most of family violence facts are reported in Kakheti

30.08.2010
According to the statistics of the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs, during 7 months of 2010, most of family violence facts are revealed in Kakheti. According to the official information, mainly there are pregnant women and elders among suffered.

According to Ministry of Internal Affairs’ data, there are 686 men and 71 women oppressors in the country. According to unofficial information, the facts of violence are a lot more.

According to UN data, at least 20% of women in the world have been the victim of physical or sexual violence and severe treatment from men. About half of the death cause of women is violence.

As UN experts note, “Violence against women is as serious reason of death and incapability as cancer and other health issues. This is more that the car accidents and malaria put together.”

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