West Africa: Husbands Worse Threat to Women Than Gunmen

A report by the International Rescue Committee concludes that the greatest threat to women comes from their intimate partners and that some women suffer cruelty with "shocking frequency".
  • West Africa:  Husbands Worse Threat to Women Than Gunmen

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 3 July 2012

    In conflict-hit West African countries, husbands often pose a greater threat to women's lives than an armed assailant, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) said in a recent... read more »

Domestic violence is often not well documented.