Understanding how internal displacement affects violence is key in structuring effective prevention and response. This article examines the effect of internal displacement from the 2010 Haitian earthquake on long-term physical, emotional, and sexual violence against children through analysis of violence against adolescent girls and boys within the nationally representative Haiti Violence Against Children Survey.
Internal displacement was not a driver of long-term violence against children in Haiti. Current global protocols in disaster settings may initiate services after the optimal window of time to protect children from violence, and the post-displacement setting may be central in determining violence outcomes.
Explore this study examining the prevalence of, and relationships between, violence victimization and negative health correlates of Haitian youth exposed to the 2010 earthquake.
Together for Girls, in partnership with The Equality Institute and the Oak Foundation, undertook a systematic review of proven solutions and best practices to prevent and respond to sexual violence against children and young people.
An overview of the data found in Haiti's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
Explore the data in Haiti's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.