National Survey on Violence in Uganda - Module 1: Violence Against Women and Girls
In 2020, the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) conducted a fully-fledged survey on violence as part of the Uganda National Household Survey (UNHS) 2019/20 that was ongoing at the time. The survey collected data on violence against women and girls (VAWG), violence against children (VAC), violence against men (VAM) and violence, abuse, and neglect (VAN) among older women. This module is one of four reports developed, each focusing on the above areas. Unlike previous Uganda Demographic and Health Surveys (UDHS) where violence is linked to welfare ranking of households, this survey is the first of its kind where VAWG, VAM and VAC estimates are linked to poverty and other household socio-economic empowerment indicators such as ownership of household-based enterprises, and other economic indicators. The survey was carried out with technical and financial support from UN Women and the UN Resident Coordinators Office and technical backstopping by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.
Subject areas: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Ageing/older people Anti-violence interventions Child marriage Ending violence against women and girls Gender equality and inequality Gender equality and women’s empowerment Gender statistics Gender, culture and society Health Human rights Rights in marriage Sex-disaggregated data Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Women’s rights
Resource type(s): Data/statistics
UN Women office publishing: Africa
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Publishing entity/ies: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)