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Cross-cultural comparative studies of neglect are even more rare.
ent form of vic.timi;atian of children that the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child treaty (UNICEF 1997) singled out the right of a chiid to develop io ihe iuiiest as one ot the four broad categories of rights to which children are entitled.
One indicatioin of tile extent of negiect is that, of cases known to Child Protective Service agencies in the USA, more are classified as neglect than all other types of maltreatment put together.
Of the women in intimate relationships, more than half are likely to experience physical violence at some point in their relationship and for about 24-30% of these women, this violence and battering is likely to be ongoing.
Most abusers are men and while big, loud aggressive men seem like the stereotypical abusers, even small, quiet, unassuming men can be abusive.