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Most Namibians condemn wife beating

While a majority of Namibians say nothing justifies a man beating a woman, men and rural communities are more prone to hold the belief that a beating is sometimes justified.
The latest Afrobarometer results released by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) found that 84% of Namibians believe it is never justified for a man to beat his wife.
Most Namibians also believe that the government is waging a robust and effective war against gender-based violence, according to the survey.