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DHS in the News

Journalists worldwide write about The DHS Program results. The dissemination of DHS, SPA and HIV data is often widely covered by media in survey countries, but journalists also use The DHS Program data throughout the year as background information for their stories, or to compare health and development indicators across countries. These data are also used by journalists in the United States and other developed countries, as it is considered the gold standard of population, health and nutrition data. Below are some examples of recent news coverage. Please note: The links below are to websites outside The DHS Program.

Dec 27, 2015
Group raises awareness on gender-based violence

Gbenga Akinfenwa
THE GUARDIAN (Lagos, Nigeria)

"...According to Nigeria's 2013 Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS), gender-based violence cuts across all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and nearly three in 10 Nigerian women have experienced physical violence since age 15..."

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