Year Published: 2018

Authors: Catherine L Ward, Lillian Artz, Lezanne Leoschut, Reshma Kassanjee and Patrick Burton

Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Suggested Citation: Ward CL, Artz L, Leoschut L, Kassanjee R & Burton P (2018) Sexual violence against children in South Africa: a nationally representative cross-sectional study of prevalence and correlates. The Lancet Global Health 6(4): E460-E468.


We aimed to complete a nationally representative study of sexual violence against children in South Africa, and its correlates, since we could identify no other such study.