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What share of young adults suffered sexual or physical violence in Nigeria as children?

In 2014, close to a quarter (24.8%) of women aged 18 to 24 and 10.8% of men in this age group were estimated to have experienced sexual violence as children. For physical violence, it was 49.7% of women and 52.3% of men.

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