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Intimate Partner violence in Pregnancy (completed)

Millions of pregnant women are suffering from intimate partner violence (IPV). IPV during pregnancy is associated with many risk factors and adverse pregnancy outcomes. In Ethiopia, many studies have not been done on IPV in pregnancy. Therefore, it is timely and relevant to fill the gap and inform policy on the issue.

About the project

This project is part of Strategic And Collaborative Capacity Development in Ethiopia and Africa (SACCADE).


The aim of this study is to assess the perceptions, prevalence, associated factors and pregnancy outcomes of IPV in pregnancy among pregnant married women in Jimma town health institutions


  • Paper 1: Perceptions of different institutions about IPV and IPV in pregnancy
  • Paper 2: Prevalence and contributing factors IPV in Pregnancy
  • Paper 3: Pregnancy Outcomes of IPV


Theoretical Basis: Social Ecologic Model

Study Designs- Mixed methods:

  • Qualitative (exploratory)
  • Quantitative (cross sectional and cohort study)




  • Jimma University

Start -finish

2015 - 2017

Tags: Global South
Published Mar. 11, 2015 5:01 PM - Last modified Aug. 26, 2022 8:21 AM


  • Jeanette H. Magnus
  • Prof. Abrham Hailamlak, Jimma University
  • Bosena Tebeje Gashaw, PhD Fellow
Detailed list of participants