40% of Israeli women aged 16-48 suffered partner violence - study

A new study by the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev shows that around forty percent of Israeli women aged 16-48 have suffered physical, psychological or verbal violence from their partners. The results of the study, Violence Against Women in their Reproductive Age and its Effects on Health, were released to coincide with the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, marked on Friday November 25.