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How to end violence in childhood

  • AK Shiva Kumar and Baroness Vivien Stern
    AK Shiva Kumar and Baroness Vivien Stern

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London | Thu, January 11, 2018 | 02:47 pm
How to end violence in childhood There is something wrong with the state of Asia’s children. In East Asia, over 70 percent of children endure corporal punishment at home, while 34 percent report being bullied at school. (Shutterstock/-)

PREMIUM There is something wrong with the state of Asia’s children. A shockingly large number are not enjoying carefree, happy childhoods but enduring, often brutal, fast track transitions to adulthood.  

Globally, three out of four children suffer physically or emotionally abusive violence: from corporal punishment to bullying, neglect, rape, even murder. In East Asia, over 70 p...

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