Overall 36.1% women have experienced GBV while 40.5% men have perpetrated GBV in their lifetime in Kwazulu Natal Province. The most common form of violence is intimate partner violence. Intimate partner violence and rape are hugely underreported both to police and to health care facilities. Only one in five women (3.9%) who were physical abused by intimate partners in their lifetime sought medical attention after injuries. An even lower proportion of women reported the incidents to the police. Only one in ten (2.0%) of physically abused women have reported to police. One in every seven (0.7%) women that were raped by non-partners in their lifetime reported to the police. A lesser proportion of women sought medical attention. One in eight women (0.6%) sought medical attention after non-partner rape.

To view the  survey findings from Kwazulu Natal click here.
To view the GBV Indicators research report for Kwazulu Natal for 2013, click here.

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