Official Concept and Definition

Violence Against Women

Definition

An act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life. It encompasses all forms of violation of women's rights, including threats and reprisals, exploitation, harassment, and other forms of control.

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Glossary on Violence Against Women and Children and Other Related Concepts

https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/attachments/Annex%20%20BR-%206-2001_0.doc
Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Not applicable
PSA Board Resolution PSA Board Resolution No. 01, Series of 2017 - 078
https://psa.gov.ph/article/nscb-executive-board-resolution-no-8-09-approving-and-adopting-official-concepts-and
Statistical Domain Environment and multi-domain statistics
Statistical Activity Gender and special population groups

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