Physical violence is the most common form of violence experienced and witnessed by children and youth and is most often perpetrated by a parent, caregiver, or other adult relative.
Physical violence: The most common form of violence experienced by children and youth 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.
This study aimed to understand cycles of violence among adolescent girls and young women in Namibia to inform violence prevention and treatment interventions.
Data on school-related gender-based violence in Namibia.
This report explores results from the Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) 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.