This study aims to deepen the discussion about domestic violence against children and adolescents. This is a systematic review of literature from the perspective of characterizing the production of knowledge and identify the factors of vulnerability to abuse from children and know what are the strategies employed by nurses in Nursing consultation to family under situation of child abuse. Through the literature, we found that children and adolescent girls are submitted to situations of violence more frequently when compared to males; they still have a higher risk for infanticide, sexual abuse, physical and nutritional violence, and negligence as well as for forced prostitution. The national literature failed to identify the strategies used by nurses when consulting the family of the child and adolescent victims of domestic violence by the absence of publications on this subject, according to the methodology used in this study.
Palabras clave: Family, child, adolescent, domestic violence, vulnerability.