Nepal - Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she neglects the children (%)

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

Source: Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), and other surveys: STATcompiler ( as of November 22, 2016, UNICEF global databases ( as of November 2015. MICS Compil

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Year Value
2001 25.20
2006 19.90
2011 0.70
2016 24.40

Periodicity: Annual


Topic: Gender Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health