Primary Objectives:

  1. To examine changes in sexual risk behaviours (especially condomless sex) related to the initiation and resolution of COVID-19 measures using a multi-country analysis.
  2. To examine changes in intimate partner violence related to the initiation and resolution of COVID-19 measures using a multi-country analysis.
  3. To examine changes in access to essential reproductive health commodities and services (e.g., contraceptives) related to the initiation and resolution of COVID-19 measures using a multi-country analysis. 

Secondary Objectives:

  1. To examine changes in HIV/STI testing related to the initiation and resolution of COVID-19 measures using a multi-country analysis.
  2. To examine changes in mental health related to the initiation and resolution of COVID-19 measures using a multi-country analysis. 

Study Design: The study is a cross-sectional online survey with convenience sampling.

Study Population and Size: Participants are individuals, aged 18 years or older, residing in Botswana, and able to provide online informed consent. Up to 1000 participants through our different networks (e.g. LEGABIBO, BOFWA) accessing different populations and groups. 

Study Duration: 4 months.