Forms of Child Abuse in the World
All children should be protected from violence, exploitation and abuse. Yet millions of children worldwide – from all socio-economic backgrounds, across all ages, religions and cultures – suffer from violence every day. Tthousands of children are still exposed to violence and abuse, harmful practices, lack of parental care and sexual exploitation. Children are also exposed to specific risks during emergencies such as floods and drought or refugee children who have fled war and persecution.