Official Concept and Definition



An attempt or threat to inflict injury upon a woman, when coupled with an apparent present ability to do so and any intentional display of force such as would give her reason to fear or expect immediate bodily harm. It may be committed without actually touching, striking, or doing bodily harm to her.

PSS Agency PSA

Glossary on Violence Against Women and Children and Other Related Concepts
Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Not applicable
PSA Board Resolution PSA Board Resolution No. 01, Series of 2017 - 078
Statistical Domain Environment and multi-domain statistics
Statistical Activity Gender and special population groups

Official Concepts and Definitions



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