Escalation of Violence against Women

The latest statistics compiled by female societies, which shelter female victims of violence, indicated that all forms of violence against women have increased recently. During the first half of this year, the number of domestic violence incidents has reached 928 cases. According to the statistics, May 2010 witnessed the most cases of domestic violence with a number of 153 cases. On the other hand, according to new statistics, 10% of domestic violence cases affect men who are abused by their wives physically and verbally. Statistics also show that women are primarily subjected to physical abuse more than any other form and that wives are the main victims and then children.