Some notable results for the Netherlands: 45% of all women had experienced physical and/or sexual violence at some point in their lives, almost three-quarters (73%) had been sexually harassed, one in ten women had been raped at some point in their lives.
Women’s safety is a major problem throughout the world. In the Netherlands, 1 in 5 women has been physically abused by a partner or former partner. Between the ages of 18 and 29 33% has experienced some form of online intimidation. Whereas in the 1970s, women protested against sexual violence through demonstrations including the Heksennacht (Take Back the Night), we now have SlutWalks and social media actions such as #zeghet (#sexualassault) on Twitter.
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