Children, Violence and Vulnerability 2023

This is the Youth Endowment Fund’s second annual Children, Violence and Vulnerability report. It includes survey responses from over 7,500 teenage children aged 13-17 in England and Wales about their experiences in the past 12-months.

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The Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) has released its second annual report on children, violence and vulnerability. The report revealed the high rates of children’s exposure to violence, as 47% said they had been a victim or witness to violence in the past year. Additionally, 48% of those who committed violence were also victims.

Findings include:

Summary report

Full report