The World Health Organization’s Violence Against Women (WHO VAW) study instrument uses 13 items to assess the different forms of gender-based violence including psychological, physical, and sexual violence against women perpetrated by intimate partners.
Geographies Tested: Brazil
Populations Included: Female
Age Range: Adolescents, Adults
Prevalence of each question and mean scores are calculated.
Schraiber, L. B., Latorre, M. D. R. D. O., França Jr, I., Segri, N. J., & d'Oliveira, A. F. P. L. (2010). Validity of the WHO VAW study instrument for estimating gender-based violence against women. Revista de saude publica, 44, 658-666. https://doi.org/10.1590/s0034-89102010000400009
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