Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Indicator 16.2.1

Proportion of children aged 1–17 years who experienced any physical punishment and/or psychological aggression by caregivers in the past month

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Proportion of children aged 1–17 years who experienced any physical punishment and/or psychological aggression by caregivers in the past month

Target name

End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier II

UN custodian agency

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEFF)

Link to UN metadata United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Metadata (PDF 209 KB) opens in a new window