Lesotho

Together for Girls is proud to be working with partners in Lesotho. Stay tuned for more updates as the work progresses.

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

 

Key highlights include:

 

Nearly 15% of girls experienced sexual violence in childhood. 

 

18% of girls said their first experience of sexual intercourse was physically forced or coerced.

 

Nearly 8% of girls who experienced physically forced or coerced sex before age 18 became pregnant.

56% of boys experienced physical violence.

 

5% of boys experienced sexual violence in childhood.

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Lesotho is currently in the process of developing its response plan. Check back for more progress updates.

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

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