The Government of Namibia led the implementation of the Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) in 2019, and launched the VACS report in 2021 in celebration of the Day of the Namibian Child.
The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication, and Social Welfare coordinated the implementation of the VACS with support from PEPFAR and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Data collection was conducted by the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) in close collaboration with the International Training and Education Center for Health at the University of Washington (I-TECH/UW) as the implementing partner.
Completed, implementing response
Namibia’s Data to Action workshop was held virtually in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The objective of this study was to understand factors associated with disclosure and help-seeking to inform care.
This study aimed to understand cycles of violence among adolescent girls and young women in Namibia to inform violence prevention and treatment interventions.
Data on school-related gender-based violence in Namibia.
This report explores results from the Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) in Namibia.
This brief explores the results of the 2019 the Violence Against Children and Youth Survey, which found that both boys and girls experience unacceptably high rates of emotional, physical, and sexual violence in Namibia.
In 2019, the government of the Republic of Namibia completed a nationally-representative Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) interviewing 5,191 children and youth (13-24 years old) about their experiences of physical, sexual, and emotional violence.
Explore the data in Namibia's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
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.