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Democratic Republic of Congo

Evaluating the Long-Term Effects of Participation in Village Savings and Loans Associations on Social, Psychological, and Economic Outcomes for Survivors of Sexual Violence in the DRC

As part of this study, a secondary data analysis was conducted during the inception period. The purpose of this analysis was to better understand the potential differential impacts of Village Savings and Loans Associations on social functioning, mental health, and stigma and to inform the decision about continuation of the longer term follow-up study.


  • Journal: Stigma modifies the association between socialsupport and mental health among sexual violencesurvivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo:implications for practice
  • Journal: Economic, social and mental health impacts of an economic intervention for female sexual violence survivors in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo