All: Top 10 things you should know about the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS)

BMJ
VACS journal articles

Exploring children’s formal help-seeking behaviour for violence in Zimbabwe: analysis of national survey and routine service provider data

Child abuse neglect journal
VACS journal articles

Cross-time comparison of adverse childhood experience patterns among Kenyan youth: Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys, 2010 and 2019

Power of Data to Action
Technical reports

The power of Data to Action: Country experiences and lessons following Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys

This resource provides evidence that VACS data and associated processes contribute to meaningful policy change and action to end violence against children and adolescents and gender-based violence.

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Together for Girls logo
TfG materials

Interactive summary: Stakeholder report 2019-2021

Mozambique country fact sheet
Fact sheets

Mozambique Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) fact sheet 2022 (data collection 2019)

An overview of data found in Mozambique's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.

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Mozambique VACS report
VACS reports

Mozambique Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report 2022 (data collection 2019)

Explore the data in Mozambique's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.

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Namibia school related gender based violence fact sheet
Fact sheets

Namibia: School-related gender-based violence fact sheet

Data on school-related gender-based violence in Namibia.

Violence, SRH, health behaviors, risk and protective factors, by level of education
Technical reports

Violence, SRH, health behaviors, risk, and protective factors, by level of education

Explore the results from a secondary analysis of VACS data by Together for Girls, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Global Affairs Canada.

Uganda school related gender based violence fact sheet
Fact sheets

Uganda: School-related gender-based violence fact sheet

Data on school-related gender-based violence in Uganda.

Uganda National child policy 2020
National Action Plans

Uganda National Child Policy 2020

The National Child Policy (NCP) demonstrates the commitment by the Government of Uganda to ensure the well-being of all children. It has an institutional mechanism to ensure it is implemented in a multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary manner.

Social science and medicine
VACS journal articles

From fathers to peers: Association between paternal violence victimization and peer violence perpetration among youth in Malawi, Nigeria, and Zambia

This study specifically investigates the role of fathers and whether paternal violence victimization is associated with peer violence perpetration, above and beyond maternal violence victimization.

Plos one journal
VACS journal articles

Sexual risk behaviors, mental health outcomes, and attitudes supportive of wifebeating associated with childhood transactional sex among adolescent girls and young women: Findings from the Uganda Violence Against Children and Youth Survey

Explore the research and findings from the Uganda Violence Against Children and Youth Survey.

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