Honduras Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report 2019 (data collection 2017)

In 2017, the Government of Honduras 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. The VACS measure multiple forms of violence against children and adolescents including sexual, physical, and emotional; they also provide important data on risk factors, protective factors, and consequences of violence. In 2019, the Government of Honduras launched its VACS report with support from CDC, USAID, and other partners.

Partners included:

  • Government: Sub-Secretariat of Security in Prevention, Secretariat of Security, Sectoral Cabinet of Prevention, Peace and Coexistence, and National Institute of Statistics of Honduras (INE).
  • Bilateral and multilateral organizations: CDC, United States Agency for International Development, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Honduras.
Honduras VACS Report 2019

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