Violence in the lives of children.

By Constance Ndeleko Violence in the lives of children. According to data from 30 countries, nearly half of children aged 12 to 23 months are subjected to corporal punishment at home and a similar proportion are exposed to verbal abuse. Violence is both common and widespread – and no society is without some level of... Continue Reading →

Protecting Children against Violence

By Khadija Mbesa Violence threatens not only children’s survival and health but also their emotional well-being and future prospects. Violence against children at home is commonplace across the region, with around half of all children in East and Central European and Central Asian countries experiencing violent discipline. Surveys have found that 53 percent of children... Continue Reading →

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