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.
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.
Explore data from the Honduras and El Salvador Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) reports launched in 2019.
This article examines the outcomes associated with early sexual debut in five sub-Saharan African countries for males and females, separately.
This policy brief is targeted at policymakers and practitioners working in gender, education, and child protection fields.
Watch this video to learn more about the Together for Girls partnership.
This article explores how the use of innovative approaches to analyzing proxies for gender norms, generated evidence that gender norms impact the health of women and men across life stages, health sectors, and world regions.
Explore this analysis looking at risk factors of childhood emotional, physical, sexual violence, and polyvictimization for children aged 13–17 from Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys across six countries.
The Out of the Shadows Index is a benchmarking index developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit to cast a spotlight on how 40 countries are addressing sexual violence against children. The Out of the Shadows Index does not attempt to measure the scale of the problem in each country and does not provide information on the prevalence of sexual violence against children. Rather, it serves as a tool to show how child sexual abuse and exploitation are being prioritized at the national level, highlighting areas for advancement against the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, which include a target to end all forms of violence against children by 2030 (SDG 16.2).
Using infographics, this document visualizes the findings of the national Violence against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) in Lao PDR.
This study describes the surveys’ target population, sampling design, statistical considerations, data collection process, priority violence indicators, and data dissemination.