‘Every third Russian woman suffers domestic violence’ from New York Daily News.com, 5/2/12

Tuesday, May 08, 2012


The article reports, “About a third of Russian women suffer domestic violence but put up with beatings from their partners and husbands in order not to lose them, an NGO said Wednesday. Last year, Moscow’s Anna National Centre for the Prevention of Violence launched the first free helpline in Russia for women who suffer domestic violence. ‘The first problem is the number of physical domestic violence, more than 30 percent of callers faced it, and the second is family relationship problems (about 20 percent of requests). The majority of Russian women put up with violence from their husbands in order to preserve the family,’ the centre said in a report.”

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