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The most common form of gender-based violence affecting women and girls worldwide is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). It is also exacerbated in humanitarian crisis.

This report from Paris School of Economics looks at the association of substance abuse, specifically khat, a plant containing amphetamines traditionally chewed in the horn of Africa and legal in some countries including Ethiopia, with male perpetration of IPV.

This research assesses perceptions on khat use among Somalia refugees in Dollo Ado, Ethiopa. It also looks at its association with IPV to inform an IPV and HIV intervention. Individual interviews and focus group discussions were conducted in Bokolmayo refugee camp in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia.

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