Gender-based violence among youths in Eastern Ethiopia

Name: Addisu Shunu Beyene

Supervisors: Prof Deborah Loxton and Dr Catherine Chojenta


Gender-based violence is ubiquitous around world particularly in school setting. This research will be conducted among school youths in Ethiopia. The main objective of this research is to determine prevalence, risk factors and consequences of gender-based violence among school youths in Ethiopia by using cross-sectional study design. The study will utilize the multi-stage sampling technique to select the eligible participants.

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