This groundbreaking report, Out from the Shadows, has shed light on what remains an under researched issue: sexual violence against children with disabilities. In fact, children with disabilities are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence, an issue which is rarely talked about. In 2010 Humanity & Inclusion and Save the Children tackled this head on to make this issue visible and to challenge governments and communities, including the international community.
The report, published in 2011, has made recommendations on how to tackle child sexual violence through evidence based research generated from a global literature review and first-hand research in four African countries: Burundi, Madagascar, Mozambique and Tanzania (Zanzibar).
Humanity and Inclusion and Save the Children have created a set of recommendations which are available in full at the end of this report.
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