Project

Study on prevalence of violence experienced by women in the Brussels-Capital Region Study on well-being and safety of women in the Brussels-Capital Region

Duration
07 December 2015 → 29 June 2018
Funding
Regional and community funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Social work
    • Other sociology and anthropology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
Keywords
violence Brussels abuse prevalence
 
Project description

The general objective is to conduct a policy-oriented study on prevalence of violence (physical, psychological, sexual, stalking and sexual harrassment) reported by women resident in the Brussels-Capital Region. The study will assess lifetime prevalence and the correlation with several determinants such as age, civil status, education, household size, substance abuse, ethnicity/origin, physical/psychological health.