Senegal - 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 Senegal was 35.40 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 48.60 in 2005, while its lowest value was 35.40 in 2017.

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

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Year Value
2005 48.60
2011 40.10
2013 45.20
2014 43.30
2015 43.90
2016 37.50
2017 35.40

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Gender Indicators

Sub-Topic: Health