Violence against children in Haiti : findings from a national survey 2012
Published Date:June 2014
Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ; United States. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. ; Haiti. Comité de Coordination. ; ... More ▼
Description:Section A: Contributors -- Section B: Key Terms and Definitions -- Section C: Executive Summary -- Section 1: Introduction and Methods -- Section 2: Demographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics of the Sample -- Section 3: The Prevalence of Childhood Sexual Violence -- Section 4: The Prevalence of Physical Violence -- Section 5: The Prevalence of Emotional Violence -- Section 6: Overlap of Types of Violence: Sexual Abuse and Physical and Emotional Violence -- Section 7: Sexual Abuse Among Displaced Populations -- Section 8: Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse and Physical and Emotional Violence against Children -- Section 9: The Context of Sexual Abuse Against Children -- Section 10: Service Seeking of Children Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse -- Section 11: Service Seeking of Children Who Have Experienced Physical Violence -- Section 12: Health Outcomes of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Physical and Emotional Violence -- Section 13: Childhood Sexual Abuse and HIV/AIDS Testing Behaviors and Testing Knowledge -- Section 14: Sexual Risk-Taking and Exposure to Childhood Sexual Abuse -- Section 15: Attitudes Towards Spousal Violence and the Role of Gender in Sexual Practices and Intimate Partner Violence -- Section 16: Discussion -- Appendix A: 2012 VACS Haiti Data Tables -- Appendix B: Weighting Procedures, Quality Assurance, and Estimates of Sampling Error.
The Violence Against Children Survey in Haiti (VACS Haiti) was guided by the Comité de Coordination (CC), a multi-sectoral task force consisting of government ministries and partners from social welfare, the police and legal system and health care sectors, the United Nations and civil society. The technical guidance and coordination of this study was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and imple- mented by the Interuniversity Institute for Research and Development (INURED).
Funding for the implementation and coordination of the survey was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The findings and conclusions of this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Interuniversity Institute for Research and Development.
Recommended ciitation:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Interuniversity Institute for Research and Development, Comité de Coordination. Violence against Children in Haiti: Findings from a National Survey, 2012. Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014.
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