All: Malawi

Injury prevention bmj journal
VACS journal articles

Association between violence and mental distress, self-harm, and suicidal ideation and attempts among young people in Malawi

This study examines the relationship between exposure to violence and mental health issues among youth using a nationally representative study in Malawi.

Child abuse neglect journal
VACS journal articles

Age at first exposure to violence and later mental health outcomes: A sex-disaggregated, multi-country analysis in sub-Saharan Africa

This study conducts a multi-country, gender-stratified analysis of the relationship between age at first incident of physical violence and outcomes of wellbeing in sub-Saharan Africa.

Bmc public health
VACS journal articles

Parental care status and sexual risk behavior in five nationally-representative surveys of sub-Saharan African nations

This study was a secondary analysis of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS) from Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Zambia.

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.

Journal environmental research public health
VACS journal articles

Attitudinal acceptance of intimate partner violence and mental health outcomes for female survivors in sub-Saharan Africa

This analysis employed data from 13–24-year-old females as part of the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS) in Nigeria, Uganda, and Malawi.

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.

Child abuse neglect journal
VACS journal articles

Prevalence of childhood exposure to intimate partner violence and associations with mental distress in Cambodia, Malawi and Nigeria: A cross-sectional study

This study seeks to explore the magnitude of witnessing intimate partner violence between caregivers, its association with other types of violence, and the relationship between witnessing intimate partner violence in the past and current mental distress.

Bmc public health
VACS journal articles

Disclosure, reporting, and help seeking among child survivors of violence: A cross country analysis

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.

Global public health journal
VACS journal articles

Early sexual debut: A multi-country, sex-stratified analysis in sub-Saharan Africa

This article examines the outcomes associated with early sexual debut in five sub-Saharan African countries for males and females, separately.

National Plan of Action to Combat Gender Based Violence in Malawi 2014 2020
National Action Plans

National Plan of Action to Combat Gender-Based Violence in Malawi 2014–2020

Explore Malawi's Nation Plan of Action to combat gender-based violence.

Sage journals
VACS journal articles

Sexual violence prevalence and related pregnancy among girls and young women: A multicountry analysis

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.

Malawi school related gender based violence fact sheet
Malawi school-related gender-based violence fact sheet
Fact sheets

Malawi: School-related gender-based violence fact sheet

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