The Government of Moldova led the implementation of the first Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) in Europe in 2019, and launched the VACS report in 2020.
The Ministry of Labor, Social Protection, and Family coordinated the implementation of the VACS with support from USAID, APCA, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Moldova, with support from partners, is currently in the process of developing its response plan.
The document sets out the objectives and priority actions for the next five years, which aim to strengthen the social protection system of children in the Republic of Moldova, in order to respond promptly and efficiently to the needs of each child. Read more about the Launch of the National Programme for Child Protection for 2022-2026.
VACS completed, implementing response
Data on school-related gender-based violence in Moldova.
Linking Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys to Coordinated and Effective Action: CDC and the Together for Girls Partnership is intended to serve as a guide for countries and Together for Girls partners interested in undertaking VACS and supporting data-informed actions to address the burden and consequences of violence against children and youth.
An overview of the data in Moldova's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.