The Government of Rwanda led the implementation of the Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) in 2015, and launched the VACS report in 2018.

The Rwanda Ministry of Health coordinated the implementation of the VACS with support from Canada International Development Research Centre, UNICEF, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Government of Rwanda, with support from UNICEF and Canada International Development Research Centre, conducted a qualitative study with Rwandan children and youth with physical disabilities to understand how violence might uniquely impact their lives.

Rwanda VACS Report 2015

Milestones and commitments to ending sexual violence against children

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Key stats from the Rwanda VACS: