Hidden in Plain Sight

A statistical analysis of violence against children.

A 7-year-old girl who was sexually abused by an 18 year old boy at the Mena police station in Makeni, Sierra Leon, 2013.
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Highlights

Interpersonal violence – in all its forms – has a grave effect on children: Violence undermines children’s future potential; damages their physical, psychological and emotional well-being; and, in many cases, end their lives. The summary report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children. Ending Violence Against Children: Six Strategies for Action presents six strategies for action to prevent and respond to violence against children


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Hidden in plain sight_statistical analysis_EN_3 Sept 2014
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