Caribbean Women Count: The Ending Violence against Women and Girls Data Hub is a central repository of knowledge on the prevalence of the different forms of intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-partner sexual violence from five countries (Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago) and barriers to accessing services in CARICOM. Researchers, academics, policymakers, journalists and students now have a central repository of knowledge available to them in one place that provides information on the prevalence of violence against women; and the main associated factors, consequences, and barriers to accessing services.
Global research confirms that unequal power relations between women and men is fueling violence against women and girls. The surveys across the five countries align with these global findings.
Unequal power relations between women and men leads to controlling behaviours within intimate relationships.
In this visualization the top 5 risk factors for each country are shown.
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Percentage of women who have ever (or in last 12 months) experienced physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner seeking help from institutions.
Percentage of Women Survivors of Physical and/or Sexual Violence that Report Health Problems or Suicidal Ideation or Attempts.