The CHILDREN AND VIOLENCE EVALUATION CHALLENGE FUND aims at reducing violence against children by funding EVALUATIONS of violence prevention in low- and middle-income countries.
20% of women and 8% of men have been sexually abused as children.
WHO, World Health Organisation, 2010
Almost 1/4 of girls aged 15 to 19 worldwide (almost 70 million) report being victims of some form of physical violence since age 15.
Hidden in Plain Sight: A statistical analysis of violence against children, UNICEF, 2014
1/3 adolescent girls aged 15 to 19 worldwide (84 million) of have been the victims of any emotional, physical or sexual violence committed by their husbands or partners at some point in their lives.
United Nations Children’s Fund, A Statistical Snapshot of Violence against Adolescent Girls, UNICEF, 2014
In 2012, homicide claimed the lives of about 95 000 children and adolescents under the age of 20 years – almost one in five of all homicide victims that year.
Ending violence against children: six strategies for action, UNICEF, 2014
Around6 in 10 children between the ages of 2 and 14 worldwide (almost a billion)are subjected to physical punishment by their caregivers on a regular basis.
UNICEF Global Databases, 2016