This paper analyzed household survey data, conducted surveys with a representative sample of pupils, and carried out interviews and focus groups with stakeholders. It provides some evidence that exposure to physical or emotional violence is negatively associated with social-emotional skills and self-efficacy. Exposure to sexual violence has a pronounced negative relationship with children’s mental health, an increased the likelihood of early marriage, and a lower likelihood of attending school.
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 specifically investigates the role of fathers and whether paternal violence victimization is associated with peer violence perpetration, above and beyond maternal violence victimization.
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.
Data on school-related gender-based violence in Nigeria.
An overview of the data found in Nigeria's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
Explore the first study to estimate the economic burden of aspects of violence against children in Nigeria.
This document sets out the pathway that Nigeria will take to achieve the goal of ending violence against children.
Explore the data in Nigeria'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.