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 UN: one in five children is sexual violence victim

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February 26, 2018

UN: one in five children is sexual violence victim

Sexual violence was experienced by 18 percent of children worldwide. It was informed during the briefing by the representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Ukraine Caspar Peek, UNN reports. 

18 percent of boys and girls experienced sexual violence, including 8 percent of boys. In general, one in five children becomes a sexual violence victim, including online, he said. 

Caspar Peek also noted that in 80 percent of cases, people just don’t inform about the incidents of child abuse. 

It should be reminded that in 2017, 40 percent of crimes against children in Ukraine were connected with domestic violence.