Global Statistics on Child Abuse
- 40 million children subjected to abuse each year
- Suicide is the third leading cause of death among adolescents worldwide
- 30% of severely disabled children in special homes in the Ukraine die before 18 years of age
- Approximately 20% of women and 5–10% of men report being sexually abused as children, while 25–50% of all children report being physically abused.
- Statistics indicate that 3 million young girls are subjected to genital mutilation every year