Millions of Australian women have been assaulted by a male partner: ANROWS report

Last Modified: Thu Oct 22 2015 00:11:54 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2.2 million
    Australian women have been assaulted by a male partner in their lifetime according to Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety.
  • 500,000
    of these women say their children saw or heard the attack.
  • 400,000
    women experienced violence from their partner during a pregnancy.
  • 1 in 5
    women reported they had experienced sexual violence compared with one in 22 men.