Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she burns the food (%)

Definition: Percentage of women ages 15-49 who believe a husband/partner is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner when she burns the food.

Description: The map below shows how Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she burns the food (%) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Ethiopia, with a value of 47.30. The country with the lowest value in the world is Nepal, with a value of 0.10.

Source: Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS)

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Periodicity: Annual