Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict (SVAC) Dataset

A dataset on the use of sexual violence by conflict actors.

The SVAC Dataset includes reports of conflict-related sexual violence committed by the following types of armed conflict actors: government/state military, pro-government militias, and rebel/insurgent forces. The SVAC Dataset covers all conflicts active in the years 1989-2009, as defined by the UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict Database. Data were collected for all years of active conflict (defined by 25 battle deaths or more per year) and for five years post-conflict.

Shows percent of groups using sexual violence in Africa over time. 
From Policy Brief: 'Sexual Violence in African Conflicts, 1989–2009'.

Technical Details

Current version: 1.1

Updated: 1 Nov 2016

Range: 1946 - 2009

Units: Actor, Year, Conflict

Coverage: Global

Formats: Excel

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