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Violence Against Women and Its Impact on Development

Violence violets the basic rights and freedom of the women which may inhibit women's participation in employment or Women who have experienced assault might be more prone to look for paid work. If women who experience violence are more likely to seek paid employment; estimates that do not take into account the concurrent determination of paid employment and domestic violence are likely to overestimate the effect of women's income/employment status on domestic violence and lead to the false conclusion that women with higher earnings or those engaged in paid or (are more likely to experience violence). According to WHO facts & figures of Violence against women; 35% women who experienced physical/sexual violence and 38% of the murders of women are committed by a male partner.