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.

Mar 18, 2016
NGO calls for actions towards safeguarding women’s, girls’ rights

Lara Adejoro

"...According to 2013 National Demographic and health Survey (NDHS), 28 per cent of women age 15-49 have experienced physical violence at least once and 7 per cent experienced sexual violence at least once in their lifetime..."

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