GLOBAL RIGHTS FIELD SURVEY ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA - VICTIMS


Dear Respondent,

The following questions are directed to persons who have experienced sexual violence. It is for the purpose of collecting data which will be used to evaluate existing intervention programs and design programs for Civil Society Organisations to effectively prevent and respond to sexual violence in a manner that is victim-focused. Please, read the instructions below and complete the sections truthfully and appropriately. Thank you.

 

Note:

  • The words survivor and victim are used interchangeably in this document.
  • The words sexual violence, sexual abuse and sexual assault are used interchangeably.
  • The words offender, abuser, assailant, perpetrator are used interchangeably.
  • The word homosexual in this document refers to persons who engage in sexual activity with persons of the same gender.
  • The word heterosexual in this document refers to persons who engage in sexual activity with persons of the other gender / sex.
  • The word bisexual in this document refers to persons who engage in sexual activity both with persons of the same gender / sex and persons of the other gender / sex.
  • The word gay  is used in this document in the generic sense to refer to all homosexual persons such as lesbian, transgender and intersex.
  • CSWs refer to Commercial Sex Workers in this document.
  • LGBTIs refer to homosexuals who could be one or more of Lesbians, Gays, Transgenders and Intersex in this document.

There are 44 questions in this survey.

A note on privacy
This survey is anonymous.
The record of your survey responses does not contain any identifying information about you, unless a specific survey question explicitly asked for it. If you used an identifying token to access this survey, please rest assured that this token will not be stored together with your responses. It is managed in a separate database and will only be updated to indicate whether you did (or did not) complete this survey. There is no way of matching identification tokens with survey responses.