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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Intimate Partner Violence Surveillance: Uniform Definitions and Recommended Data Elements, Version 1.0

General Material

"If the recommended data elements can be uniformly recorded and the data made available to numerous users, then btter estimates of the incidence and prevalence of IPV can be obtained and problems such as data incompatibility and high costs of collecting, linking, and using the data can be substantially reduced."

Uniform definitions are provided for:

  • Involved Parties and Relationships Between Them
  • Violence and Associated Terms
  • Terms Associated with the Consequences of Violence

The 50 data elements are organized into 4 major sections:

  1. Identifying Information for IPV Surveillance System
  2. Victim Demographics
  3. Victim's Experience of IPV
  4. Most Recent Violent Episode Perpetrated by Any Intimate Partner