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Nearly Three Quarters Of Children Worldwide Affected By Some Type Of Abuse Annually, Study Shows

The Guardian: Almost 75% of all children are subjected to violence each year, research finds
“Nearly three out of four children experience violence each year, according to a global study that warns practices such as corporal punishment are widespread in both rich and poor countries. Around 1.7 billion children experience some form of abuse over the course of a year, according to the report by the global initiative Know Violence in Childhood, which measured the prevalence of inter-personal violence such as fighting at school, bullying, or sexual abuse…” (Ratcliffe, 9/26).