Evaluation of a Male-focused Intervention to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence in a Conflict-affected Setting

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
International Rescue Committee
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mazeda Hossain, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01803932
First received: February 25, 2013
Last updated: March 1, 2013
Last verified: March 2013
  Purpose

Cluster randomized controlled trial to evaluate a male-focused primary prevention programme which used a men's only group discussion format to prevent intimate partner violence against women & girls through fostering knowledge and behaviour changes by: (1) increasing men's knowledge on the impact of violence against women; (2) promoting gender equitable beliefs/behaviours within relationships; and (3) developing anger management techniques.


Condition Intervention
Domestic Violence
Behavioral: Male-focused group violence prevention intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evaluation of a Male-focused Primary Prevention Intervention to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence in a Conflict-affected Setting: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial in Cote d'Ivoire

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Further study details as provided by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Past 12 months victimisation/perpetration of physical or sexual intimate partner violence [ Time Frame: 1 year after intervention completion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 601
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2012
Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Behavioral intervention
Male-focused group violence prevention intervention
Behavioral: Male-focused group violence prevention intervention
No Intervention: Control communities
Communities in which male-focused group prevention activities will not be conducted

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 15+ years old
  • males: participant in group intervention or selected as control
  • females: female intimate partner of males in intervention or selected as control
  • capable of completing face-to-face interview independently and without causing undue psychological distress

Exclusion Criteria:

  • lack of informed consent
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01803932

Locations
Côte D'Ivoire
International Rescue Committee
Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire
Sponsors and Collaborators
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
International Rescue Committee
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mazeda Hossain LSHTM
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Mazeda Hossain, Principal Investigator, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01803932     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: InterveneDV-CI
Study First Received: February 25, 2013
Last Updated: March 1, 2013
Health Authority: UK: LSHTM Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine:
intimate partner violence
gender
primary prevention intervention
conflict
Cote d'Ivoire
Ivory Coast

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 16, 2014