Colombia

The Ministry of Health led the implementation of the Colombia VACS in 2018.  In early 2020, they launched the Colombia Violence Against Children Survey.

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For an overview of the data found in Colombia’s Violence Against Children Survey, download the Colombia one-pager fact sheet.

 

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

Learn more:

2020 - Colombia Violence Against Children Survey

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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.

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