All: Malawi

Injury prevention bmj journal

Association between violence and mental distress, self-harm, and suicidal ideation and attempts among young people in Malawi

This study examines the relationship between exposure to violence and mental health issues among youth using a nationally representative study in Malawi.

  • 14th May 2022
Child abuse neglect journal

Age at first exposure to violence and later mental health outcomes: A sex-disaggregated, multi-country analysis in sub-Saharan Africa

This study conducts a multi-country, gender-stratified analysis of the relationship between age at first incident of physical violence and outcomes of wellbeing in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • 15th March 2022
Bmc public health

Parental care status and sexual risk behavior in five nationally-representative surveys of sub-Saharan African nations

This study was a secondary analysis of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS) from Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Zambia.

  • 10th January 2022
Violence, SRH, health behaviors, risk and protective factors, by level of education

Violence, SRH, health behaviors, risk, and protective factors, by level of education

Explore the results from a secondary analysis of VACS data by Together for Girls, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Global Affairs Canada.

  • 20th October 2021
Journal environmental research public health

Attitudinal acceptance of intimate partner violence and mental health outcomes for female survivors in sub-Saharan Africa

This analysis employed data from 13–24-year-old females as part of the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS) in Nigeria, Uganda, and Malawi.

  • 12th May 2021
Social science and medicine

From fathers to peers: Association between paternal violence victimization and peer violence perpetration among youth in Malawi, Nigeria, and Zambia

This study specifically investigates the role of fathers and whether paternal violence victimization is associated with peer violence perpetration, above and beyond maternal violence victimization.

  • 17th April 2021
Child abuse neglect journal

Prevalence of childhood exposure to intimate partner violence and associations with mental distress in Cambodia, Malawi and Nigeria: A cross-sectional study

This study seeks to explore the magnitude of witnessing intimate partner violence between caregivers, its association with other types of violence, and the relationship between witnessing intimate partner violence in the past and current mental distress.

  • 12th January 2021
Bmc public health

Disclosure, reporting, and help seeking among child survivors of violence: A cross country analysis

This study explores the rarely studied prevalence and dynamics around disclosure, reporting, and help seeking behaviours of children who ever experienced physical and/or sexual violence.

  • 1st November 2020
Global public health journal

Early sexual debut: A multi-country, sex-stratified analysis in sub-Saharan Africa

This article examines the outcomes associated with early sexual debut in five sub-Saharan African countries for males and females, separately.

  • 23rd September 2020
National Plan of Action to Combat Gender Based Violence in Malawi 2014 2020

National Plan of Action to Combat Gender-Based Violence in Malawi 2014–2020

Explore Malawi's Nation Plan of Action to combat gender-based violence.

  • 21st September 2020
Sage journals

Sexual violence prevalence and related pregnancy among girls and young women: A multicountry analysis

This study aims to quantify the prevalence of forced sex, pressured sex, and related pregnancy among adolescent girls and young women in five low- and middle-income countries.

  • 3rd July 2020
Malawi school related gender based violence fact sheet
Malawi school-related gender-based violence fact sheet

Malawi: School-related gender-based violence fact sheet

Data on school-related gender-based violence in Malawi.

  • 7th April 2020