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.

Oct 19, 2020
OPINION: Women facing domestic violence during COVID-19 need access to safety now more than ever

Christine Ogutu and Wangu Kanja

“…Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, 45 percent of women and girls aged between 15 and 49 reported to have experienced physical violence and 14 percent sexual violence according to the 2014 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey…”

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