1 out of 2 children suffer violence: New WHO Report (18 June 2020)

A 2017 meta-analysis of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE, including physical, sexual and emotional abuse) from 17 countries representing some 250 000 individuals found that adults who, prior to the age of 18 years, were exposed to four or more ACEs were 7–8 times more likely to be involved in interpersonal violence, and 30 times more likely to attempt suicide than adults with no ACE exposure.

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