1 in 3 pregnant women experience domestic violence in S. Korea—survey

A new study reveals that more than 1 in 3 married women in South Korea has experienced domestic violence at least once while pregnant, a research group saidTuesday.   The result is based on a survey conducted by the College of Nursing at Kyungpook National University on 250 pregnant women last year, where 34 percent responded that they had experienced mental, physical or sexual abuse at least once at the hands of their husband during pregnancy.   The most common type of abuse was mental, including verbal abuse, marking 32.4 percent. That was followed by physical assaults at 8.4 percent and sexual assaults at 5.6 percent, according to the study.   Among th...

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