In 2020, the Government of Colombia launched the Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS), with technical assistance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of the Together for Girls partnership. This fact sheet provides an overview of the data found in Colombia's VACS report.
This study examined violence exposure and self-harm among Colombian youth aged 13–24.
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.
To mark World Education Day this year, we spoke to Yona Nestel of Plan International and Olanike Timipa-Uge of Teenage Network to learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on girls’ access to education.
On Human Rights Day, let’s commit to accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by ending violence against children and adolescents. We must protect their right to live free from violence.
Social norms drive gender inequalities and violence, and even though access to education is a human right, learners across the globe are impacted by school-related gender-based violence.
Responding to violence and ensuring survivors can access justice
Together for Girls rang the the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on September 16, to celebrate a decade of partnership.