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Uganda Violence Against Children Survey 2015

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
2015 Uganda VACS
Geography 
Uganda (UGA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/2015 - 11/2015
Series or system 
Violence Against Children Surveys (VACS)
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The 2015 Uganda Violence against Children Survey (VACS) was conducted as part of the Violence Against Children Surveys program led by the CDC. Questionnaires collected information from a nationally representative sample of young men and women ages 13 to 24, including topics such as experiences with physical, sexual, and emotional violence, drug and alcohol use, education, employment, health care use, as well as information on participants' households and living conditions.

Citation
Suggested citation 
AfriChild Centre, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ChildFund International (CFI), Makerere University School of Public Health (Uganda), Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) (Uganda), Together for Girls, Transcultural Psychological Organisation (Uganda), UNICEF Uganda, Uganda Bureau of Statistics, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Uganda Violence Against Children Survey 2015.