World Health Organization
United States


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Honorable Chairs, fellow Delegates,

Within 6 weeks after insemination fetus’s heart makes its first beat, about 15 weeks later during pregnancy there occur fetal movements and mother can feel her child for the very first time. After 9 months of carrying the fruit of human’s love act, the baby finally comes to our world. But instead of care and closeness from another person, it meets with maltreatment. The youngest children (age 0-3) experience higher rates of maltreatment than older ones.

UN WHO stated in 2017:

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