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How does women’s asset ownership affect the experience of intimate partner violence: a look at data from 28 countries

06 Oct 2017
Women asset ownership 1
Intimate partner violence is widespread globally. Asset ownership is one measure of economic empowerment, and can potentially convey substantial agency as a wealth store, especially for large productive assets, such as agricultural land or home ownership. Despite the need for evidence on effective policies and programmes for reducing IPV existing evidence on the relationship between asset ownership and IPV is scarce.