- Aug 12, 2020
Bishop Brendan Leahy is warning that the greatest danger in the fight against abuse is to “relax and believe that the worst is in some way behind us.”
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.