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Violence Against Children : A Critical Issue for Development

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HOEFFLER, Anke, 2017. Violence Against Children : A Critical Issue for Development. In: The European Journal of Development Research. 29(5), pp. 945-963. ISSN 0957-8811. eISSN 1743-9728. Available under: doi: 10.1057/s41287-017-0107-2

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