Facts about gender based violence in Europe

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Facts about gender based violence in Europe

A study based on 42,000 women interviewed in the 28 Member States of the European Union, found that only 14% of women reported their most serious incidents of intimate partner violence to the police and only 13% reported their most serious incident of non-partner violence to the police. Source: Amnesty International Report 2014/2015. The State of the World’s Human Rights.

In the European Union, between 40% and 50% of women experience unwanted sexual advances from physical contact to other forms of sexual assault in the work place. Source: UN Women, Facts and Figures: Ending Violence against Women. 2013.

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