➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
International: UNICEF Report: 300 Million Cases Of Violence Against Children Ages 2 To 4
National Public Radio – November 01, 2017
Approximately 300 million children around the world between the ages two and four are subject to physical punishment or verbal abuse from their parents or caregivers. Every seven minutes, an adolescent is murdered. By the time they reach age 19, fifteen million girls have already experienced forced sexual acts, including rape – inflicted, for the most part, by people they know.