National Women's Health Survey for Trinidad and Tobago

This report shares important findings from a major survey conducted in Trinidad and Tobago about violence against women. The survey, known as the Trinidad and Tobago Women's Health Survey (WHS), was carried out in 2017. It involved 1,079 women aged between 15 and 64. For the first time on a national scale, it provides detailed information about two serious issues:

  1. Violence by a partner (known as intimate partner violence or IPV) and
  2. Sexual violence by someone who isn't a partner (non-partner sexual violence or NPSV).

These findings help us understand how widespread these challenges are in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Last Updated January 10, 2024, 09:31 (AST)
Created September 19, 2023, 15:37 (AST)
Level of Detail (Geographical) Country level down to Municipalities and Communities
Level of Detail (Temporal) Yearly
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Prepared By Inter-American Development Bank, QURE Ltd., UN Women, and Global Women's Institute
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Publication Date 2018
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Year Coverage 2017