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- Violence affecting children and youth is a widespread global problem, and poorer children appear to be particularly affected.
- Young Lives provides one of the few sources of longitudinal data on violence affecting children, and it is able to generate high-quality research examining the causes and consequences of violence affecting children and youth.
- Young Lives’ collaboration with UNICEF’s Office of Research – Innocenti (OoR), has led to significant impactsincluding contributing to the passing of a new law in Peru prohibiting physical and humiliating punishment of children in all settings.