Increased violence against children is one of the disturbing side effects of #COVID19. As this new report shows, movement restrictions, school closure…

Increased violence against children is one of the disturbing side effects of #COVID19.
As this new report shows, movement restrictions, school closures, isolation & loss of income have elevated stress & increased the likelihood that children experience violence at home.

World Health Organization (WHO): Yearly half of the 🌐’s children (approx. 1 billion) are affected by physical, sexual or psychological violence, suffering injuries, disabilities & death, because countries have failed to follow established strategies to #EndViolence against children

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https://bit.ly/2zHP31Y

Tags: covid-19, pandemic

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