Country
Year 2008
Type of Measure Research and statistical data > Violence against women module in survey
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The 2008 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) is a national survey covering all ten regions of the country. The survey was designed to collect, analyse, and disseminate information on housing and household characteristics, education, maternal health and child health, nutrition, family planning, gender, and knowledge and behaviour related to HIV/AIDS. It included, for the first time, a module on domestic violence as one of the topics of investigation.

Full Text

Demographic and Health Survey 2008

Source of Information

Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), Ghana Health Service (GHS), and ICF Macro, 2009. Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 2008. Accra, Ghana: GSS, GHS, and ICF Macro International.