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3 out of 4 cases of gender violence by partner or ex - ISTAT

29% of offenders reported at least once by victims

(ANSA) - ROME, NOV 25 - Some three out of four cases of gender violence are committed by current or former partners of the woman, ISTAT said in a survey of Italy's Anti-Violence Centres in 2021.
    Some 54.8% of cases involve the partner and a further 22.9% involve the ex, said the report, issued on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
    In 12.5% of cases it is another relative who commits the violence, the report said, while only 9.8% of cases are committed outside the family or relationship sphere.
    Almost one in five of those committing the violence, 19.7%, has some form of addiction including alcohol, drugs, gambling or prescription drugs.
    Almost one third, 29%, of offenders have been reported at least once by their victims, with complaints against exes amounting to 34%. (ANSA).
   

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