In 2013, a national survey in Zimbabwe revealed alarmingly high rates of violence affecting children throughout the country. These findings led to Zimbabwe joining the Multi-country study on the drivers of violence affecting children in 2014 with the aim of understanding the underlying causes of this widespread violence.
This article presents an overview of the study process – including some of the challenges faced and how these were addressed – and a snapshot of the specific findings which helped stakeholders further their understanding about the drivers of violence against children in Zimbabwe and what can be done to address them.
Data on school-related gender-based violence in Zimbabwe.
Explore the data in Zimbabwe's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
An overview of the data found in Zimbabwe's 2019 Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
An overview of the data found in Zimbabwe's 2017 Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
This is the first ever National girls’ and young women’s empowerment framework outlines the government’s commitment to the empowerment of girls and young women through ensuring that they actively and effectively participate at all levels of social, economic, and political development.
Explore the protocols on the multi-sectoral management of sexual abuse and violence in Zimbabwe.