Colombia

The Ministry of Health led the implementation of the Colombia VACS in 2018. The report is expected to launch in 2019. Stay tuned for more updates as the work progresses.

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Key highlights from the preliminary data include:

 

41% of girls experienced sexual, physical or emotional violence in childhood.

 

Among girls who have experienced sexual violence, less than 6% of girls received help.

42% of boys experienced sexual, physical or emotional violence in childhood.

 

Among boys who have experienced sexual violence, less than 0% of boys received help

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Colombia is currently in the process of developing its response plan. Check back for more progress updates.

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Partners are currently working to prevent and respond to violence through advocacy and public awareness efforts. Stay tuned for updates.

Colombia VACS Partners

Bilateral and Multilateral Organizations: International Organization for Migration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Division of Violence Prevention (CDC/DVP) and the United States Agency for International Development

Government: The Colombian Ministry of Health and Social Protection

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