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The DHS Program's in-house Research and Analysis team conducts rigorous, timely, and innovative mixed-methods research on topics related to global public health, demography, and social epidemiology. Our team also trains, mentors, and closely collaborates with fellow researchers and stakeholders who are driven to utilize DHS Program surveys and other survey data to inform programs and policies in various countries and contexts.

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DHS Research Reports

Filtered by: "Female Genital Cutting"

Sep 2013

Female Genital Cutting: The Interpretation of Recent DHS Data

This report presents data on female genital cutting collected by the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS).

Topics: Female Genital Cutting


Sep 2004

Female Genital Cutting in the Demographic and Health Surveys: A Critical and Comparative Analysis

This comparative report summarizes data on FGC from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) implemented between 1989 and 2002.

Topics: Female Genital Cutting


Jun 2001

Female Genital Cutting in Guinea: Qualitative and Quantitative Research Strategies

This report presents the results of two studies of female genital cutting (FGC) carried out in Guinea in 1998 and 1999.

Topics: Female Genital Cutting, Gender


Feb 2001

Contraceptive Practice in Quirino Province, Philippines: Experiences of Side Effects

This study examined the contraceptive practices and the experiences of women in Quirino province of the Philippines in their use of contraceptives.

Topics: Family Planning, Female Genital Cutting, Gender


Dec 1999

Female Genital Cutting and Coming of Age in Guinea

The study of female genital cutting (FGC) in Guinea was conducted mainly to better understand how to ask and answer questions about types of FGC in a DHS survey.

Topics: Female Genital Cutting, Gender