Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo2018-12-12T17:01:47-04:00

The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/72/865–S/2018/465) issued on 16 May 2018.

Former child soldiers attend an English class, in the eastern city of Goma, capital of North Kivu Province. Photo: @UNICEF

The year 2017 was devastating for children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, witnessing a further fragmentation of armed groups and shifting allegiances, both of which posed challenges for the protection of children.

2017 Verified Figures

0
Recruitment and Use of Children
0
Killing and Maiming
0
Rape and other forms of sexual violence
0
Attacks on Schools and Hospitals
0
Abduction
0
Denial of Humanitarian Access

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