Bahamas

Population Size: 0.39 million (1)

Number of People Experiencing Domestic Abuse Each Year: 2017: 33% of women in Latin America and the Caribbean are subject to violence from men (2). Almost 80% of Bahamians were beaten as children as a form of punishment (3).

Cost of Domestic Abuse to the Economy Each Year: No research.


Estimated % Change due to COVID-19: No research.


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Sources

  1. The World Bank, (1).

  2. OECD, “Latin America and the Caribbean”, (2017), Social Institutions and Gender Index Regional Report.

  3. K. Virgil, “Bahamas Ranks High for Tolerance of Violence to Women and Children”, (tribune242.com, 14 June 2017), <http://www.tribune242.com/news/2017/jun/14/bahamas-ranks-high-tolerance-violence-women-and-ch/>.