To be well at heart: Women’s perceptions of psychosocial well-being in 3 conflict-affected countries

This study utilized both participatory and ethnographic methods, using a purposive sample of 1,218 women, aged 18-65 in focus groups, and 79 key informants in Burundi, Nepal, and Northern Uganda. The study resulted in the development of interlinked constellations of positive and aspirational domains that comprise psychosocial wellbeing along with detailed examples. It suggests a replicable method to develop local indicators for the evaluation of future programmes for adult women a¡ected by armed conflict, to include their views when planning programmes and policies for their benefit.

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