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Data on Children Involved and the Social Costs Related to the Phenomenon of Maltreatment and Ill-Treatment towards Children in Italy

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DOI: 10.4236/jss.2020.83001    62 Downloads   169 Views

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This short paper refers to the social cost of child maltreatment in Italy. The cost of child violence is about 13.056 billion Euros per year, equivalent to 0.84% of National GDP. Direct costs amount to 338.6 million Euros, while indirect costs amount to 12.7 billion Euros. The new cases of maltreatment cost 910 million Euros each year. The paper discusses the data on cases of child violence and the related social costs in Italy, comparing its with International ones.

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Savarese, G. , Carpinelli, L. , Villani, R. , D’Elia, D. and Romei, M. (2020) Data on Children Involved and the Social Costs Related to the Phenomenon of Maltreatment and Ill-Treatment towards Children in Italy. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 8, 1-6. doi: 10.4236/jss.2020.83001.

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