All: Sexual violence against children: Lessons from Côte d’Ivoire

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How do we keep children safe? It starts with data

To prevent violence we must first understand it. Using our data with evidence-based frameworks allow governments to inform public health action to keep kids safe.

  • 22nd September 2023
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Proven: The power of data-driven advocacy to protect children

With data from 23 countries we've successfully created evidence-based solutions to reduce violence against young girls, including ending child marriage and other harmful norms. See the VACS in action.

  • 18th July 2023
Health ministers in East, Central, and Southern Africa pass resolution to end violence against children
Manuela Balliet Ahogo (Together for Girls), Ntoli Moletsane (Sentebale), Puleng Ramphalla (CDC Lesotho), Umasree Polepeddi (Unicef Lesotho), Luis Gadama (University of Malawi), Sunday Dominico (Thamini Uhai), Rosemary (ECSA-HC), Andrew Silumesii (ECSA-HC) gather outside the East, Central, and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC) Health Ministers Conference in Maseru, Lesotho
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Health ministers in East, Central, and Southern Africa pass resolution to end violence against children

A recent ECSA-HC resolution prioritizing evidence-based action to stop childhood violence is a milestone for the sector with far-reaching implications for the region.

  • 4th April 2023
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African governments commit to ending violence against children

On May 11-13, 2022, senior government officials and civil society leaders from over 30 African countries gathered at the Pan-African symposium on violence prevention in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  • 26th May 2022
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A vision for long lasting change in Côte d’Ivoire

Together for Girls is promoting meaningful partnerships amongst local agencies to catalyze full scale support for children.

  • 28th March 2022
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Gender norms, education, and violence against girls and women: Lessons from Côte d’Ivoire

For decades, advocates and researchers have stressed the need to collect more data on both violence against children and violence against women and have pushed to make sure data is disaggregated by sex, age and geography.

  • 27th September 2021
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Top 10 things you should know about the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS)

Ashleigh Howard — a global health epidemiologist with expertise in violence and HIV — shares her top 10 things you should know about the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys.

  • 24th October 2019