El Salvador: Violence Against Children Survey Fact Sheet

Together for Girls & Government of Honduras

This fact sheet presents an overview of the data found in El Salvador’s Violence Against Children Survey.

Key highlights include:


14% of girls experienced sexual violence in childhood.


22% of girls experienced physical violence in childhood.


9% of girls and young women who experienced pressured or physically forced sex reported a resultant pregnancy.


Among girls who have experienced sexual violence, less than 15% of girls received help.


3% of boys experienced sexual violence in childhood.


19% of boys experienced physical violence in childhood.


Among boys who have experienced sexual violence, less than 0% of boys received help


Read the Spanish version here.