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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.

Nov 27, 2015
Thirty percent of Egyptian married women suffer from spousal violence

EGYPTIAN STREETS (CAIRO, EGYPT)

"A new survey has revealed that 30 percent of married women in Egypt are subjected to domestic violence carried out by their spouses. The results came from the Egypt Demographic and Health Survey 2014, which covered violence in the household in 2014, said that the abuse ranged from physical and sexual abuse, to psychological abuse and other violence..."

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