The National Plan of Action incorporates a selected group of strategies based on the best available evidence to help duty bearers, service providers, and communities intensify their focus on prevention and response services that have the greatest potential in reducing violence against women and children. It envisages improved coordination, delivery of quality services, implementation of viable prevention and response measures and application of innovative solutions to end all forms of violence against women and children.
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.
This study explores the rarely studied prevalence and dynamics around disclosure, reporting, and help seeking behaviours of children who ever experienced physical and/or sexual violence.
This article examines the outcomes associated with early sexual debut in five sub-Saharan African countries for males and females, separately.
Groundbreaking country-led action from a decade of the partnership’s collective work in Tanzania.
This paper uses data on childhood violence for 10,042 individuals from Cambodia, Kenya, Swaziland, Tanzania.
This article explores the prevalence, circumstances, and health outcomes associated with childhood sexual violence.
This document builds on The Together for Girls Partnership: Linking Violence Against Children Surveys to coordinated and effective action, consolidating lessons learned from countries undertaking the national action planning process.
This report summarizes the content and recommendations that emerged from the Global Meeting on Violence against Children in Ezulwini, Swaziland, 2014.
Moving from research into action, the Multi-Sector Task Force agreed key “Priority Responses” across a number of sectors to address the problem of violence: the Police, Justice, Education, Health and Social Welfare, HIV and AIDS, Local Government, Community Development, Civil Society and the Religious Community.
Explore the data in Tanzania'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 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.
Together for Girls released a new case study highlighting groundbreaking country-led action to end violence against children and youth from a decade of the partnership’s collective work in Tanzania.
“My dream for these children is for them to reach their own dreams according to their own desires.”
“What gives us hope is how we are rescuing these children. If I stop doing this, who will?”
“With the one stop center, more victims get the services they need on time, right away."