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

In 2017, an estimated 40 150 children were victims of homicide, accounting for 8.4% of
all homicides (n=477 822). The global homicide rate for 0–17-year-olds was 1.7 per 100 000 population, and the rate for boys of 2.4 per 100 000 was over twice that in girls (1.1 per 100 000 population).

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