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The Domestic Violence Questionnaire (DVQ) is a measure that captures physical, sexual, economic, and psychological violence perpetrated against women. The purpose of this validation study was:

  1. to validate the factor structure of the Swahili version of the DVQ,
  2. to evaluate its convergent and divergent validity, and
  3. to examine its internal consistency reliability.

The exercise finds that the Swahili version of DVQ has excellent psychometric properties and can be applied to women survivors of domestic violence in humanitarian crisis settings.

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