The Government of Lesotho led the implementation of the Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) in 2018, and launched the VACS report in 2020.

Lesotho’s Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Health coordinated the implementation of the VACS, with support from PEPFAR, ICAP Global Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other Together for Girls partners.

Lesotho VACS report 2020

Milestones and commitments to ending sexual violence against children

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Key stats from the Lesotho VACS: