Year Published: 2014

Author: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Publisher: UNICEF

Suggested Citation: United Nations Children's Fund (2014) Hidden in plain sight: a statistical analysis of violence against children. New York: UNICEF.


This report makes use of available evidence to describe what is currently known about global patterns of violence against children, using data compiled from a selection of sources. The analyses focus primarily on forms of interpersonal violence, defined as violent acts inflicted on children by another individual or a small group.