Table 1

Participant characteristics

Participant groupParticipant regionParticipant agesParticipant professional/educational backgroundParticipant gender
Female DVA survivors (n=60)Kabul (n=20)
Bamyan (n=20)
Nangarhar (n=20)
18–24 (n=26)
25–34 (n=26)
35–44 (n=6)
>45 (n=2)
No formal schooling (n=25)
Primary school (n=3.5)
Middle school (n=6)
High school (n=7)
12th grade/higher secondary (n=10)
Tertiary (n=9)
Vocational (n=0)
Female (n=60)
Male members of the community (n=60)Kabul (n=30)
Bamyan (n=30)
Nangarhar (n=30)
Internally displaced men (n=10)
Labourers and farmers (n=10)
University students and activists (n=20)
Hospital workers (N=20)
Teachers (n=10)
Government officials (n=10)
Male (n=60)
Service providers (n=30)Kabul (n=10)
Bamyan (n=10)
Nangarhar (n=10)
18–24 (n=15)
25–34 (n=12)
35–44 (n=1)
>45 (n=2)
NGO psychologist (n=6)
NGO counsellor (n=6)
Academic or NGO researcher (n=5)
Hospital psychologist (n=4)
NGO worker (n=4)
NGO medical worker (n=2)
Addiction clinic worker (n=1)
Awareness raising (n=1)
Doctor (n=1)
Male (n=16)
Female (n=14)
  • DVA, domestic violence and abuse; NGO, non-government organisation.