National Survey on Violence in Uganda - Module 1: Violence Against Women and Girls

National Survey on Violence in Uganda
Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) UN Women (Women Count), Spotlight Initiative
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.

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Geographic coverage: Africa Uganda
Resource type(s): Data/statistics
UN Women office publishing: Africa
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