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.
VACS completed, implementing response
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.
Data on school-related gender-based violence in Lesotho.
Explore the data in Lesotho's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
A recent ECSA-HC resolution prioritizing evidence-based action to stop childhood violence is a milestone for the sector with far-reaching implications for the region.
On May 11-13, 2022, senior government officials and civil society leaders from over 30 African countries gathered at the Pan-African symposium on violence prevention in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
As we think about the past year there are undeniable moments of collaboration and partnership that provide hope as we prepare for the year ahead.