Different Forms of Violence Against Children and Youth

Different Forms of Violence Against Children and Youth

Children in Central America and the Caribbean experience high exposure to violence Selee et al., 2013; Shifter, 2012; UNICEF, 2006) and this theme is interested in measuring how political, institutional, economic, and social violence impact the life course experiences of children and youth in these regions, and in the diaspora populations in Canada

Across these regions, youth are being engaged in focus groups and individual interviews, and data is being collected in these regions using tools such as the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey, National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence, and the Juvenile Victimization Questionnaire.

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