RCT of the Effectiveness of the WfWI Intervention in Afghanistan

2017-08-03 13:23:21 | BioPortfolio


This is an individually randomised control trial to assess the effectiveness of a livelihoods and social empowerment intervention, delivered by Women for Women International, on married women's experiences of intimate partner violence in Afghanistan. It has a 22 month follow up.

Study Design


Domestic Violence


Women for Women International Intervention


Active, not recruiting


Medical Research Council, South Africa

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-08-03T13:23:21-0400

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