ASIA

Bangladesh:

30% of women in rural regions say their first sexual experience was forced*

Japan:

15% of women reported physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner*

China:

Fewer than 32,000 sex crimes were reported in 2007; it is believed that the number of actual incidents was exponentially higher due to poor reporting caused by fear and lack of justice. **

Thailand:

41% of women in Bangkok and 47% in Nakhonsawan have experienced physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner***

*World Health Organization, 2011
**New York Times, 2011
***World Health Organization, Multi-country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence Against Women, 2004