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2017 Samoa Family Safety Study Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development

Contributor(s): Samoa. Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Apia, Samoa Ministry of Women, Community and Social Development, 2017Description: electronic document (157 pages) ; PDF file: 9.47 MB.Subject(s): FAMILY VIOLENCE | CHILD ABUSE | PACIFIC | DISABLED PEOPLE | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | ELDER ABUSE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | PACIFIC PEOPLES | PERPETRATORS | PREVALENCE | SAMOAN PEOPLE | STATISTICS | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | SAMOASummary: Note: This item is not currently available online. Please contact the Clearinghouse. This report provides the findings from the Samoa Family Safety Study. The focus of the study was to assess the current situation of domestic and gender-based violence in Samoa, including the extent to which existing legislations, programmes and services have impacted the problem. It also aimed to provide a preliminary cost benefits analysis of the impacts of domestic violence on health, education, employment and economic development in Samoa. The study used, as a baseline, findings of the 2000 Samoa Family Health and Safety Study (SFHSS, 2006) (#4352), which focused on gender-based violence against women only. The main interest of the current study, however, was on violence affecting a broader group namely women, children, PWDs and the elderly. Record #5617
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Note: This item is not currently available online. Please contact the Clearinghouse.
This report provides the findings from the Samoa Family Safety Study. The focus of the study was to assess the current situation of domestic and gender-based violence in Samoa, including the extent to which existing legislations, programmes and services have impacted the problem. It also aimed to provide a preliminary cost benefits analysis of the impacts of domestic violence on health, education, employment and economic development in Samoa. The study used, as a baseline, findings of the 2000 Samoa Family Health and Safety Study (SFHSS, 2006) (#4352), which focused on gender-based violence
against women only. The main interest of the current study, however, was on violence affecting a broader group namely women, children, PWDs and the elderly. Record #5617