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13 per cent of Thai women between 15 to 49 tolerate domestic violence

About 13.1 per cent of women aged 15-49 believe their husband/partner has the right to hit or beat them, a survey has found.

The survey was carried out by a survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) and Unicef among 27,000 households nationwide between September and November 2012.

If found that the women believe their husband or partner could hit them for neglecting their children (10.8 per cent), going out without telling their husband (4.3 per cent), when they argue with their husband (2 per cent), when they refuse to have sex with their husband (2 per cent) or when they burn food (1 per cent).

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