The CHILDREN AND VIOLENCE EVALUATION CHALLENGE FUND aims at reducing violence against children by funding EVALUATIONS of violence prevention and child protection interventions in low- and middle-income countries.
150 millions of girls and 73 millions of boys under 18 experienced forced sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual violence during 2002.
UN Study on Violence Against Children 2006
Between 500 millions and 1.5 billion children are estimated to experience physical violence annually.
UNICEF Progress Report for Children, 2009
Studies from many countries of all regions of the world suggest that up to 80% to 98% of children suffer physical punishment in their homes.
UN Study on Violence Against Children, 2006
3 in 4 children between 2 and 14 years of age experience some form of violent discipline at home (physical punishment and/or psychological aggression) in low- and middle-income countries.
Child Disciplinary Practices at Home: Evidence from a Range of Low- and Middle Income Countries, UNICEF 2010
Between 133 and 275 million of children worldwide are estimated to witness domestic violence annually.
UN Study of Violence Against Children, 2006