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.

Feb 5, 2018
Why most domestic abuse victims do not file complaints in India

Anonna Dutt

"...Yet fewer women are reporting violence today than a decade ago, with complaints dropping 10 percentage points to 14% over the decade ending 2015, reported the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NHFS-4)..."

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