Through support from the Government of Canada and USAID’s Higher Education Support Network (HESN), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and AidData conducted a secondary analysis of the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS) data to identify the prevalence of school-related gender-based violence. The analysis included details on violence perpetration, victimization risk, and post-violence behaviors in selected countries.
Explore data from the secondary analysis of the VACS on school-related gender-based violence 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.
“Social Responsibility within Changing Contexts” was the 2021 conference theme for the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). CIES is dedicated to increasing understanding of educational issues, trends, and policies through comparative, intercultural, and international perspectives.
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.