Keeping Silent is Dying - Results from the National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam
This National Study on Domestic Violence against Women in Viet Nam was conducted by the General Statistics Office (GSO) of Viet Nam. The study was carried out as part of the United Nations-Government of Viet Nam Joint Programme on Gender Equality (JPGE), with technical support provided by the World Health Organization. This report presents the findings of the National Study on Domestic Violence against women in Viet Nam.
The report focuses on the prevalence and nature of domestic violence committed against women, primarily by their husbands; attitudes towards and perceptions of violence; the direct and indirect impact of violence on women and their children; and how women respond when they experience domestic violence. The study findings together with key recommendations represent a valuable contribution to ending violence against women so that all Vietnamese women and children can enjoy a happy, safe and harmonious family life.