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Child protection from violence, exploitation and abuse

Child protection issues

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In many cases, a child will be exposed to different types of violence, exploitation and abuse, each with their own characteristics. Changes in legislation, policies, services and social norms can improve the protection of children in multiple ways. UNICEF therefore works with partners on a number of issues by strengthening child protection systems and promoting positive social norms in all contexts - development and emergency - to prevent and respond to violence, exploitation and abuse directed at children.































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