Dear Respondent,

This survey targets the general public’s perception of sexual violence for the purpose of collecting data which will be used to evaluate existing intervention programs and design programs for CSOs to effectively prevent and respond to sexual violence. Please complete form truthfully and appropriately.


  • 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, perpetrator are used interchangeably. The next set of questions is about your personal knowledge of sexual assault. In these questions

  • School children in schools refer to primary and secondary school students abused in the school setting
  • Undergraduates on campus include students of post-secondary school institutions
  • IDPs refer to Internally Displaced Persons
  • Disabled persons include persons who are physically challenged, hearing and visually impaired, mentally challenged etc.
  • CSWs refer to Commercial Sex Workers.
  • LGBTIs refer to homosexuals who could be one or more of Lesbians, Gays, Transgenders and Intersex.

There are 26 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.