Sustainable Development Goals - 17 Goals to Transform our World

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

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

Number 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 metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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Total number of reported child violence

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Child violence crimes are crimes reported under the following codes in the LAPD “Crime Data from 2010 to Present” database: CHILD NEGLECT, CHILD ABUSE (PHYSICAL) - SIMPLE ASSAULT, CHILD ABUSE (PHYSICAL) - AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, CRM AGNST CHLD, CHILD ANNOYING, CHILD ABANDONMENT, LEWD/LASCIVIOUS ACTS WITH CHILD.

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Indicator name

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

Indicator number

16.2.1

Target name

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

Target number

16.2

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

2

UN custodian agency

UNICEF

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Organisation

Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)

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City of Los Angeles

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