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.
This study utilized a three-stage clustered sampling design to administer a population-based household survey about victimization due to physical violence to 13–24 year old Haitians.
Linking Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys to Coordinated and Effective Action: CDC and the Together for Girls Partnership is intended to serve as a guide for countries and Together for Girls partners interested in undertaking VACS and supporting data-informed actions to address the burden and consequences of violence against children and youth.
Guidance for measuring violence against children in humanitarian settings.
This study explores the rarely studied prevalence and dynamics around disclosure, reporting, and help seeking behaviours of children who ever experienced physical and/or sexual violence.
This article examines the effect of internal displacement from the 2010 Haitian earthquake on long-term physical, emotional, and sexual violence against children.
This study aims to quantify the prevalence of forced sex, pressured sex, and related pregnancy among adolescent girls and young women in five low- and middle-income countries.
Explore this study examining the prevalence of, and relationships between, violence victimization and negative health correlates of Haitian youth exposed to the 2010 earthquake.
This study aims to explore the effects of poly-victimisation and gender attitudes on mental distress and suicidal ideation among adolescent girls in Cambodia and Haiti.
The purpose of this study was to investigate experiences of violence by age and sex across in Cambodia, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, and Tanzania.
This study examines how exposure to emotional violence is associated with suicide ideation in childhood and adolescence in low- and middle-income countries.
Learn more about the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS), including background on the process for implementation, details about the type of data found in the surveys, and information on where the surveys have been conducted so far.