SMALL VOICES, BIG DREAMS 2019: VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN, AS EXPLAINED BY CHILDREN
More than one billion children experience violence and exploitation every year. No matter where they live, and no matter who they are, no child is immune to violence. Understanding all dimensions of violence against children is key to eradicating it. And above all, incorporating and responding to children's voices, opinions and expectations is vital to the success of any policy or action aimed at helping children.

Yet, one in two children says that adults do not listen to their opinion on issues that matter to them. It's time to listen!

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SMALL VOICES, BIG DREAMS 2019 IN LESS THAN 3 MINUTES
Children from all over the world are calling on adults to end violence against children: “We need to be listened to; our voices are important.”

Do you know what children think about violence against children? 

We asked 5,500 children from 15 countries around the world what they think about violence against children.

Take the quiz and see how your answers match up with what they said.

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How many girls and boys think that children are not sufficiently protected from violence?
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