Spousal violence - ARCHIVED

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The incidence and prevalence of spousal violence was measured through the 1999 General Social Survey. Both women and men were asked a module of ten questions concerning violence by their current and/or previous spouses and common-law partners. The nature of the violence under study ranged in seriousness from threats to sexual assault and concerned acts that happened in the 12-month and 5-year period proceeding the survey interview.

Issue Number: 2000000
Author(s): Pottie Bunge, Valerie
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PDFJuly 25, 2000