Of all EU nations, Latvia shows highest tolerance of domestic violence - Eurobarometer

  • 2016-11-25
  • BNS/TBT Staff
RIGA - Of all citizens in EU nations, those in Latvia are the most tolerant of domestic violence, a recent Eurobarometer survey has determined. The survey indicates that 64 per cent of Latvians view abuse of women in family as unacceptable and believe that it should be punishable by law. This is the lowest percentage in the EU where the average figure is 84 per cent. Similarly, Latvians are less likely than people in other EU member states to believe that abuse of men in family should also be punishable, with 55 per cent of those surveyed agreeing with ...
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