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.

Jan 24, 2021
Impact of the covid 19 pandemic on gender equality

Nuzhat Ahmad
DAILY TIMES (Karachi, Pakistan)

"...The 2017-2018 Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey reports that 28 % of women aged 15-49 years have experienced physical violence, and 34% of married and divorced women have suffered through physical, sexual or emotional spousal violence..."

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