Violence against children in the Asia Pacific region: the situation is becoming clearer [Editorial]

Dunne, Michael P., Choo, Wan Yuen, Madrid, Bernadette, Subrahmanian, Ramya, Rumble, Lauren, Blight, Stephen, & Maternowska, Mary Catherine (2015) Violence against children in the Asia Pacific region: the situation is becoming clearer [Editorial]. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 27(8S), 6S-8S.

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Abstract

Up to the year 2000, there was very little scientific evidence in this region about the scale of child maltreatment, its effects on children, families, and society, and the resultant economic burden. Since then, many agencies large and small, government and nongovernment, and universitybased researchers have worked independently with diverse groups of people to measure violence, neglect and other childhood adversities and to understand the harmful consequences...

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ID Code: 89136
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Violence against children, Asia Pacific Region
DOI: 10.1177/1010539515602184
ISSN: 1941-2479
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 SAGE Journals
Deposited On: 18 Oct 2015 23:07
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2016 23:01

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