How many children suffer physical abuse?

In the UK, one in 14 children aged 11-17 (6.9%) have experienced severe physical violence at the hands of an adult.

Source: Incidence and prevalence of child abuse and neglect @ NSPCC

Further help

  • Contact ChildLine: freephone 0800 1111 for free, confidential advice and support whatever your worry, whenever you need help

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