Tag Archives: Gender

Inclusive Survey Design: Collecting Data on Sexual and Gender Minorities

Written by: The DHS Program

12 Apr, 2023

In response to interest from country-level stakeholders around the inclusion of sexual and gender minorities in DHS surveys, The DHS Program has been documenting the experiences of surveys that have included adaptations to account for and measure topics related to gender and sexual minorities. On March 28, 2023, The DHS Program held a webinar to […]


International Women’s Day 2023

Written by: The DHS Program

08 Mar, 2023

The DHS Program collects data for Sustainable Development Goal #5 to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.   The theme for International Women’s Day 2023 is “Embrace Equality.” According to the UN, gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world. There […]


DHS Program Analysis Updates: Fall 2022

Written by: The DHS Program

23 Nov, 2022

The DHS Program Research and Analysis team has recently published and presented innovative research that analyzes new DHS data or employs novel approaches with existing DHS data to answer the following research questions. How does living with a disability vary within and across countries and are there associations between living with a disability and reproductive […]


International Women’s Day 2021

Written by: The DHS Program

08 Mar, 2021

The DHS Program collects data for Sustainable Development Goal #5 related to gender equality. For International Women’s Day 2021, UN Women’s theme is “Women in leadership: achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.” The DHS Program has a long history of collecting data on women’s decision making power, equal earnings, domestic violence, access to […]