Educated Yemeni women are less exposed to violence [Archives:2008/1163/Local News]

May 12 2008

SANA'A, June 10 ) Illiterate Yemeni wives are subjected to more domestic violence than educated wives, according to a study by at Sana'a University's Faculty of Arts.

Masters Degree student Khairya Ali Mohammed Al-Rada'ai entitled her study “Motives behind domestic abuse against married Yemeni women.”

The study found that young girls who are forced to marry are most exposed to domestic violence. Younger women aged 13 to 20 encountered the highest rate of spousal abuse