Percentage of children aged 1-17 years who experienced any physical punishment and violent disciplinary measures, in the past 12 months

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target 16.2 End abuse, exploitations, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children

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Household surveys such as MICS that have been collecting data on this indicator in low- and middle-income countries since 2005.

UNICEF. Fully comparable data are available for some 60 low- and middleincome countries

Linkages: 16.1.2. The indicator also monitors other targets: 5.2 (women), 10.3 (hate crimes

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