• Due to societal norms, there is hardly any discussion on sex—including safety—in the household.
  • The perceived stigma attached to a victim has functioned as an escape tool for offenders.
  • Poorer kids are more at risk than rich kids.
  • In India a rising concern is the pressure children feel to perform well in school and college examinations, which can be seen as a form of emotional stress and abuse.
  • Manufacturers exploit children as inexpensive labour.
  • High incidence of malnourishment, child stunting and wasting.