Funding for this research was provided by:
Sexual Violence Research Initiative (grant no. 52065)
Received: 7 July 2018
Accepted: 20 December 2019
First Online: 29 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Ethics Committee (6183) and the Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (SS2520). All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. Written voluntary informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study. Headteachers provided consent for schools to participate in the study. Caregivers were notified and could opt children out of participation in survey data collection. Children themselves provided consent for participation. Caregivers provided consent for participation in survey data collection.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.