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Prevalence of Sexual Violence Against Children and Use of Social Services — Seven Countries, 2007–2013

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Published Date
June, 2015

This Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) highlights data on global sexual violence against children collected from the Violence Against Children Surveys (VACS). Data reveals that among those who reported being a victim of childhood sexual violence, less than 1 in 10 received supportive services, including healthcare, legal/security aid, or counseling support.