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.

May 8, 2013
UN calls for new strategy to tackle violence against women

Evaline Namuwaya

"...According to the Demographic Health Survey 2010, 56 per cent of women aged 15 to 49 years reported that they experienced physical or sexual violence at least once in their life time..."

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