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