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WHO Press Conference
Date: 11 July 2012
15:00 - 15:45
Organization: WHO
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: Children with disabilities are almost four times more likely to experience violence than non-disabled children, according to a review commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) and to be published in the medical journal The Lancet. (Under embargo until Thursday, 12 July 2012 at 00:01 GMT)



Children with disabilities are almost four times more likely to experience violence than non-disabled children, according to a review commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO) and to be published in the medical journal The Lancet.


(Under embargo until Thursday, 12 July 2012 at 00:01 GMT)
  • Dr Tom Shakespeare, WHO Technical Officer, Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Dr Christopher Mikton, WHO Technical Officer, Violence Prevention


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