Measuring Violence Against Women Amidst War and Displacement in Northern Uganda Using the ‘Neighborhood Method’
This study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, sought to establish incidence rates for gender-based violence (GBV) in internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in Northern Uganda. The assessment involved a ‘neighborhood methodology’, in which adult female heads of household reported about their own experience, their sisters’ experiences, and their neighbors’ experiences. It found that gender-based violence – particularly intimate partner violence – is commonplace in post-conflict Uganda.
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