KOSOVO LOCAL POLLS
Poll by UN Women and UNICEF Kosovo Programme on Gender-Based Violence
5 questions polled on this topic
31% response rate
1,020 responded out of 3,274 polled
Nov 14. 2018
What are the root causes of Family Violence?
Nov 14. 2018
Have you or anyone you know been ever a victim of gender based violence?
Nov 14. 2018
If you were a victim of family violence would you report it to the authorities?
Nov 14. 2018
What would be the main reason that would stop you from reporting the case to police?
Nov 14. 2018
If you’re being physically abused by your spouse or partner whom would you tell first?

POLL RESULTS

NOV 14. 2018
What are the root causes of Family Violence?
1,020 responded out of 3,274 polled
Female
47%
Poverty Category/Unemployment
 
Poverty Category/Unemployment
12%
Mental Illness/Depression
 
Mental Illness/Depression
3%
Traumatic Experiences/Stress
 
Traumatic Experiences/Stress
7%
Traditional Gender and Social Norms
 
Traditional Gender and Social Norms
31%
Drugs and Alcohol
 
Drugs and Alcohol

Male
64%
Poverty Category/Unemployment
 
Poverty Category/Unemployment
15%
Mental Illness/Depression
 
Mental Illness/Depression
3%
Traumatic Experiences/Stress
 
Traumatic Experiences/Stress
7%
Traditional Gender and Social Norms
 
Traditional Gender and Social Norms
11%
Drugs and Alcohol
 
Drugs and Alcohol
0-14
0%
poverty category/unemployment
 
poverty category/unemployment
0%
mental illness/depression
 
mental illness/depression
0%
traumatic experiences/stress
 
traumatic experiences/stress
0%
traditional gender and social norms
 
traditional gender and social norms
0%
drugs and alcohol
 
drugs and alcohol

15-19
53%
poverty category/unemployment
 
poverty category/unemployment
16%
mental illness/depression
 
mental illness/depression
3%
traumatic experiences/stress
 
traumatic experiences/stress
11%
traditional gender and social norms
 
traditional gender and social norms
17%
drugs and alcohol
 
drugs and alcohol

20-24
59%
poverty category/unemployment
 
poverty category/unemployment
16%
mental illness/depression
 
mental illness/depression
5%
traumatic experiences/stress
 
traumatic experiences/stress
6%
traditional gender and social norms
 
traditional gender and social norms
15%
drugs and alcohol
 
drugs and alcohol

25-30
59%
poverty category/unemployment
 
poverty category/unemployment
14%
mental illness/depression
 
mental illness/depression
2%
traumatic experiences/stress
 
traumatic experiences/stress
6%
traditional gender and social norms
 
traditional gender and social norms
20%
drugs and alcohol
 
drugs and alcohol

31-34
61%
poverty category/unemployment
 
poverty category/unemployment
14%
mental illness/depression
 
mental illness/depression
4%
traumatic experiences/stress
 
traumatic experiences/stress
6%
traditional gender and social norms
 
traditional gender and social norms
14%
drugs and alcohol
 
drugs and alcohol

35+
66%
poverty category/unemployment
 
poverty category/unemployment
10%
mental illness/depression
 
mental illness/depression
3%
traumatic experiences/stress
 
traumatic experiences/stress
8%
traditional gender and social norms
 
traditional gender and social norms
13%
drugs and alcohol
 
drugs and alcohol
59%
Poverty Category/Unemployment
 
Poverty Category/Unemployment
14%
Mental Illness/Depression
 
Mental Illness/Depression
4%
Traumatic Experiences/Stress
 
Traumatic Experiences/Stress
8%
Traditional Gender and Social Norms
 
Traditional Gender and Social Norms
16%
Drugs and Alcohol
 
Drugs and Alcohol
NOV 14. 2018
Have you or anyone you know been ever a victim of gender based violence?
987 responded out of 1,020 polled
Female
46%
Yes
 
Yes
54%
No
 
No

Male
32%
Yes
 
Yes
68%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
34%
yes
 
yes
66%
no
 
no

20-24
35%
yes
 
yes
65%
no
 
no

25-30
37%
yes
 
yes
63%
no
 
no

31-34
32%
yes
 
yes
68%
no
 
no

35+
36%
yes
 
yes
64%
no
 
no
36%
Yes
 
Yes
64%
No
 
No
NOV 14. 2018
If you were a victim of family violence would you report it to the authorities?
968 responded out of 988 polled
Female
73%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
No
 
No

Male
73%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
No
 
No
0-14
0%
yes
 
yes
0%
no
 
no

15-19
73%
yes
 
yes
27%
no
 
no

20-24
70%
yes
 
yes
30%
no
 
no

25-30
77%
yes
 
yes
23%
no
 
no

31-34
71%
yes
 
yes
29%
no
 
no

35+
75%
yes
 
yes
25%
no
 
no
73%
Yes
 
Yes
27%
No
 
No
NOV 14. 2018
What would be the main reason that would stop you from reporting the case to police?
242 responded out of 267 polled
Female
43%
Damage to family name and reputation
 
Damage to family name and reputation
0%
Fear of divorce
 
Fear of divorce
20%
Fear of escalated violence
 
Fear of escalated violence
38%
To protect children
 
To protect children

Male
50%
Damage to family name and reputation
 
Damage to family name and reputation
3%
Fear of divorce
 
Fear of divorce
19%
Fear of escalated violence
 
Fear of escalated violence
27%
To protect children
 
To protect children
0-14
0%
damage to family name and reputation
 
damage to family name and reputation
0%
fear of divorce
 
fear of divorce
0%
fear of escalated violence
 
fear of escalated violence
0%
to protect children
 
to protect children

15-19
41%
damage to family name and reputation
 
damage to family name and reputation
5%
fear of divorce
 
fear of divorce
25%
fear of escalated violence
 
fear of escalated violence
30%
to protect children
 
to protect children

20-24
62%
damage to family name and reputation
 
damage to family name and reputation
0%
fear of divorce
 
fear of divorce
17%
fear of escalated violence
 
fear of escalated violence
21%
to protect children
 
to protect children

25-30
45%
damage to family name and reputation
 
damage to family name and reputation
3%
fear of divorce
 
fear of divorce
26%
fear of escalated violence
 
fear of escalated violence
26%
to protect children
 
to protect children

31-34
46%
damage to family name and reputation
 
damage to family name and reputation
8%
fear of divorce
 
fear of divorce
23%
fear of escalated violence
 
fear of escalated violence
23%
to protect children
 
to protect children

35+
39%
damage to family name and reputation
 
damage to family name and reputation
0%
fear of divorce
 
fear of divorce
16%
fear of escalated violence
 
fear of escalated violence
45%
to protect children
 
to protect children
48%
Damage to family name and reputation
 
Damage to family name and reputation
2%
Fear of divorce
 
Fear of divorce
19%
Fear of escalated violence
 
Fear of escalated violence
30%
To protect children
 
To protect children
NOV 14. 2018
If you’re being physically abused by your spouse or partner whom would you tell first?
917 responded out of 945 polled
Female
55%
Parents
 
Parents
22%
Sister or Brother
 
Sister or Brother
11%
Friends
 
Friends
1%
Relative
 
Relative
11%
Would not tell anyone
 
Would not tell anyone

Male
59%
Parents
 
Parents
14%
Sister or Brother
 
Sister or Brother
7%
Friends
 
Friends
3%
Relative
 
Relative
17%
Would not tell anyone
 
Would not tell anyone
0-14
0%
parents
 
parents
0%
sister or brother
 
sister or brother
0%
friends
 
friends
0%
relative
 
relative
0%
would not tell anyone
 
would not tell anyone

15-19
58%
parents
 
parents
21%
sister or brother
 
sister or brother
10%
friends
 
friends
2%
relative
 
relative
10%
would not tell anyone
 
would not tell anyone

20-24
58%
parents
 
parents
16%
sister or brother
 
sister or brother
8%
friends
 
friends
3%
relative
 
relative
14%
would not tell anyone
 
would not tell anyone

25-30
57%
parents
 
parents
19%
sister or brother
 
sister or brother
5%
friends
 
friends
3%
relative
 
relative
16%
would not tell anyone
 
would not tell anyone

31-34
59%
parents
 
parents
11%
sister or brother
 
sister or brother
7%
friends
 
friends
2%
relative
 
relative
20%
would not tell anyone
 
would not tell anyone

35+
58%
parents
 
parents
12%
sister or brother
 
sister or brother
9%
friends
 
friends
1%
relative
 
relative
19%
would not tell anyone
 
would not tell anyone
57%
Parents
 
Parents
17%
Sister or Brother
 
Sister or Brother
8%
Friends
 
Friends
2%
Relative
 
Relative
15%
Would not tell anyone
 
Would not tell anyone

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