Sexual Violence against Women in Lesotho

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Year: 2004

Sexual Violence against Women in Lesotho Abstract:

This report discusses the outcomes of the Sexual Health and Rights Promotion (SHARP!), a USAID-funded activity that addresses sexual violence in Lesotho. This report also presents findings about the nature and magnitide of sexual violence in Lesotho. Qualitative and quantitatve data were collected for this report, which found that sexual violence and forced sexual contact were extremely common in Lesotho. MEASURE Evaluation conducted this study as part of its effort to provide M&E assistance for the Regional HIV/AIDS Program for Southern Africa (RHAP-SA).

Filed under: HIV/AIDS , Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) , Maternal Health , Public Health