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Research Article

Violence against Women: An Exploration of the Physical and Mental Health Trends among Immigrant and Refugee Women in Canada

Table 4

Sexual violence before the age of 15 years.

Iranian group Sri Lankan group
Sexual violence before the age of 15 yearsYes
In the home country
(%)
Yes
In Canada
(%)
No
(%)
No response
(%)
Yes
In the home country
(%)
Yes
In Canada
(%)
No
(%)
No response
(%)

By a family member1
(3.33)
025
(83.3)
4
(13.3)
1
(3.33)
1
(3.33)
27
(90.0)
1
(3.33)
By a government official0025
(83.3)
5
(16.7)
0027
(90.0)
3
(10.0)
By rebels/ opposition forces0025
(83.3)
5
(16.7)
0027
(90.0)
3
(10.0)
Community official0025
(83.3)
5
(16.7)
0027
(90.0)
3
(10.0)
Refugee centre official0025
(83.3)
5
(16.7)
0027
(90.0)
3
(10.0)
Human trafficker3
(10.0)
025
(83.3)
2
(6.67)
1
(3.33)
027
(90.0)
2
(6.67)

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