• Experts say online child abuse pervasive, growing, and needs coordinated response

    • Oct 4, 2017

    Experts at an Oct. 3-6 summit on ‘Child Dignity in the Digital World’ at Rome’s Gregorian University laid out the staggering statistical realities of child abuse on Wednesday morning: Around the world, one in three children are victims of emotional abuse. One in four experience physical abuse. One in five girls is sexually abused before she reaches the age of 18, and one in 12 boys.