All: Kenya Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report 2020 (data collection 2019)

Child abuse neglect journal
VACS journal articles

A sex-disaggregated analysis of how emotional violence relates to suicide ideation in low- and middle-income countries

This study examines how exposure to emotional violence is associated with suicide ideation in childhood and adolescence in low- and middle-income countries.

Every hour matters youth engagement toolkit Kenya
Fact sheets

Every hour matters youth engagement toolkit Kenya

This youth engagement toolkit is a unique new resource created for the campaign. It includes key messages and organizing tools designed specifically to guide youth-led organizations in delivering vital information on post-rape care to the youth populations they serve in the form of educational workshops.

Violence and victims journal
VACS journal articles

Effects of poly-victimization before age 18 on health outcomes in young Kenyan adults: Violence Against Children and Youth Survey

This study explores the collective effects of childhood sexual, physical, and emotional violence on selected self-reported health outcomes among young Kenyan females and males using the Violence Against Children Survey (VACS).

Child abuse neglect journal
VACS journal articles

Cycle of violence among young Kenyan women: The link between childhood violence and adult physical intimate partner violence in a population-based survey

This study explores the association between emotional, physical, and sexual violence against children with physical intimate partner violence in young adulthood.

Bmc public health
VACS journal articles

Missed treatment opportunities and barriers to comprehensive treatment for sexual violence survivors in Kenya: A mixed methods study

This study compares the characteristics of survivors who present for healthcare to those of survivors reporting violence on national surveys; understand the healthcare services provided to survivors; and, identify barriers to treatment.

Psychology Health Medicine journal
VACS journal articles

What explains childhood violence? Micro correlates from Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys

This paper uses data on childhood violence for 10,042 individuals from Cambodia, Kenya, Swaziland, Tanzania.

American academy of pediatrics journal
VACS journal articles

Childhood sexual violence against boys: A Study in three countries

This study sought to produce the first internationally comparable estimates of the magnitude, characteristics, risk factors, and consequences of sexual violence against boys in three countries.

Jaids journal
VACS journal articles

Preventing sexual violence and HIV in children

This study explores the evidence linking violence against women and HIV, including on the cycle of violence and the links between violence against children and women.

From Research to Action: Advancing Prevention and Response to Violence against Children: Report on the Global Violence against Children Meeting
Technical reports

From research to action: Advancing prevention and response to violence against children

This report summarizes the content and recommendations that emerged from the Global Meeting on Violence against Children in Ezulwini, Swaziland, 2014.

Kenya VACS Report 2012
VACS reports

Kenya Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report 2012 (data collection 2010)

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

Kenya I country fact sheet
Fact sheets

Kenya Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) fact sheet 2012 (data collection 2010)

An overview of data found in Kenya's 2012 Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.

Kenya VACS Summary Response Plan
National Action Plans

Kenya Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) summary response plan 2010

Learn about Kenya's response plan to understand how violence happens and provides tools to stop violent behavior before it starts.

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