Psychological violence

Sixteen percent of married women reported experiencing emotional violence such as humiliation, feeling threatened and insulted. More women employed for cash (21%) than unemployed or employed but not for cash experience emotional violence (around 14% for both). Suicide according to a 2009 study is the third most common cause of death in pregnancy and is a leading cause of death among women of reproductive age. The proportion of suicides increased from 10% in the 1998 to 16% in 2008/09.