Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence and Norms around it

The ReNew (Sri Lanka) survey includes a measure on Prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence and Norms around it. This measure uses a single item from the survey and focuses on an individual’s perception of the prevalence of intimate partner violence in the neighborhood. Different aspects of intimate partner violence captured by the measure include verbal and physical abuse.

Short Measure

ITEMS:

1. Could you tell me how much the following activities are prevalent in your neighborhood? Do you think such practices/activities and incidents are very prevalent, can be seen sometimes or rarely.

  • Husbands scolding their wives in filth.
  • Husbands beating their wives.
  • Wife taken to hospital due to husband’s violence.
  • Neighborhood intervention to resolve fights between husband and wife.
  • Wife keeping silent so as to not prolong a domestic fight.
  • Neighbours intervening to advise the wife to keep silent to not to prolong fight.

Response Options
Very prevalent - 1
Sometimes observable - 2
Rarely observable - 3
Do not know - 4

CATEGORIES:


GEOGRAPHIES TESTED:

Sri Lanka

POPULATIONS INCLUDED:
Female
Male

AGE RANGE:
Adults

DOWNLOAD MEASURE

Scoring Procedures:

Not Applicable

PRIMARY CITATION:

CARE International Sri Lanka. (2016). Redefining Norms to Empower Women: Experiences and Lessons Learned. https://insights.careinternational.org.uk/images/in-practice/EMERGE-ReNEW/ReNew_Learning-paper_2016.pdf

Pyschometric Score:

FORMATIVE RESEARCH

 Qualitative Research

 Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

 Field Expert Input

 Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

RELIABILITY

 Internal

 Test-retest

 Interrater

VALIDITY

 Content

 Face

 Criterion (gold-standard)

 Construct

Psychometric Scoring

NO
Total Score: 0.00/10 Points (NO DATA) 

Citation Frequency

No

KEY

 FULL POINTS
 PARTIAL POINTS
 NOT ASSESSED
 NOT APPLICABLE

For more details, see Scoring Methodology

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