UNICEF warns of impact of high prevalence of child abuse in East Asia and the Pacific from the UN News Centre, 8/7/12

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

The article reports, “The high prevalence of physical abuse is causing long-term damage to the lives of far too many children in East Asia and the Pacific, warns a new report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The report, Child Maltreatment: Prevalence, Incidence and Consequences in East Asia and Pacific, analyzes a series of studies undertaken by experts and academics over the past decade on child maltreatment in the region.”

View the full article at: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=42640&Cr=child&Cr1=abuse