Women are more likely to be physically assaulted in developed countries, study shows

10 abril 2015

Women in developed countries — like the United States — are actually more likely to be physically assaulted than women in developing countries, a new study suggests. Using data from the International Crime Victimization Survey from 45 countries, researchers reviewed physical and sexual assault victimization statistics at the national level to determine whether the societal structures around victims played a part in the frequency of attacks.