Peru - Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she neglects the children (%)
Women who believe a husband is justified in beating his wife when she neglects the children (%) in Peru was 2.20 as of 2012. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 3.90 in 2009, while its lowest value was 2.10 in 2006.
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 (http://www.statcompiler.com/) as of November 22, 2016, UNICEF global databases (http://www.data.unicef.org/) as of November 2015. MICS Compil
Topic: Gender Indicators