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The Honduras Subsecretary of Security led the implementation of the Honduras VACS in 2017.  In May 2019, they launched the Honduras Violence Against Children Survey 2017.

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For an overview of the data found in Honduras’s Violence Against Children Survey, download the Honduras one-pager fact sheet.

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Key highlights include:

 

16% of girls experienced sexual violence in childhood.

 

32% of girls experienced physical violence in childhood.

 

16% of girls and young women who experienced pressured or physically forced sex reported a resultant pregnancy.

 

Among girls who have experienced sexual violence, less than 6% of girls received help.

10% of boys experienced sexual violence in childhood.

 

30% of boys experienced physical violence in childhood.

 

Among boys who have experienced sexual violence, less than 1% of boys received help

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IOM Honduras VACS Data Fact Sheet (SPANISH)

Violence Against Children in the Northern triangle

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Honduras implemented the Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) in 2019, and released its report and action plan in September 2021.

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Partners are currently working to prevent and respond to violence through advocacy and public awareness efforts. Stay tuned for updates.

Honduras VACS Partners

Bilateral and Multilateral Organizations: International Organization for Migration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Division of Violence Prevention (CDC/DVP) and the United States Agency for International Development

Government: The Honduras Subsecretary of Security, the Gabinete de Prevención, Paz y Convivencia and the Honduras National Statistics Institute

PARTNERS

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