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 10, 2020
16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence: What you need to know

Lolita Bunde
THE STANDARD: EVE (Nairobi, Kenya)

"...According to a section of the KDHS 2014 report, 45 percent of women and 44 percent of men age 15-49 have experienced physical violence since age 15. For women the main perpetrators of physical violence were their husbands while for men it ranged from parents, teachers to guardians among others..."

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