Have you ever suffered intimate partner abuse? We asked girls in Malawi and 40% said yes

Anthony Ajayi, Elita Chamdimba

Research output: Non-textual formBlog Post

Abstract

Intimate partner violence starts early.

Around one in four girls aged between 15 and 19 worldwide have already been subjected to physical or sexual violence.

Girls who experience abuse in their childhood face increased and disproportionate levels of intimate partner violence later in life.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2024

Keywords

  • child marriage
  • sexual abuse
  • Malawi
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Intimate partner violence
  • emotional abuse
  • peace and security
  • RandD
  • Health challenges Africa

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