80% of Arab women parliamentarians have experienced gendered violence

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80% of Arab women parliamentarians have experienced gendered violence

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A study by the Network of Arab Women Parliamentarians for Equality (Ra’Edat) on the scale of violence against women parliamentarians in the Arab world found that 79.6% were exposed to one or more forms of violence.

Ra’Edat surveyed a sample of 370 current and previous Arab women parliamentarians from 15 Arab countries.

The study found that 76.2% of the women had experienced psychological violence, while 47.1% were victims of verbal abuse and gender-based harassment.

Click here to read the full article published by Morocco World News on 27 february 2020.

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