National Baseline Study on Violence Against Children in the Philippines

Study shows high levels of violence experienced by Filipino children

A child's bruised arms
UNICEF Philippines/2011/Giacomo Pirozzi


Conducted in 2015, the first-ever study of its kind in the Philippines details high incidences and various forms of violence committed against Filipino children. The responses of around 4,000 children across all socio-economic backgrounds revealed that most of the violence children experience occur in places where they ought to feel safe, perpetrated by family and friends they trust.

Cover of the report "National Baseline Study on Violence Against Children in the Philippines"
Council for the Welfare of Children, UNICEF
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