Global attitudes on domestic violence
Last week, the World Values Survey released data from its 2010-2014 polling of almost 100 countries. The surveys covered a plethora of issues, but one of the most surprising findings was the widespread support for a husband’s right to beat his wife – by both men and women.
Check out the graphic below for highlights from the World Values Survey data, and then take a look at this map from the Washington Post showing where in the world women most strongly contest spousal abuse.
[Dawn Cherie Araujo is staff reporter for Global Sisters Report based in Kansas City, Missouri. Follow her on Twitter @Dawn_Cherie.]