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Indicator name Proportion of young women and men aged 18-29 years who experienced sexual violence by age 18
Indicator number 16.2.3
Target name End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children
Target number 16.2
Global indicator description This indicator provides the proportion of young women and men aged 18-24 years who report having experienced any sexual violence by age 18. It is calculated by dividing the number of young women and men aged 18-24 years who report having experienced any sexual violence by age 18 by the total number of young women and men aged 18-24 years, respectively, in the population.
UN designated tier 2
UN custodian agency United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
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