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.

Aug 24, 2012
Zimbabwe domestic violence a human rights issue

Roselyne Sachiti
THE HERALD (Zimbabwe)

...Who is mostly affected by domestic violence and at what age? According to the Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey 2010 to 2011, 30 percent of women have experienced physical violence since they were 15 and 57 percent of women who have experience violence since the age of 15 have reported their current husband as the perpetrator...

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