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

Worldwide, one in four children aged under 5 years lives with a mother who
is a victim of intimate partner violence.

The percentage of young people who witnessed violence in the home before the age of 18 years ranges from

  • Females: 15% in Cambodia to 66% and 67% in Nigeria and Uganda respectively
  • Males: 12% in El Salvador to 58% in Nigeria and 65% in Uganda.

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