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.

Children play at the Early Childhood Development Center in Baraouéli village, Ségou Region, Mali. Photo: © UNICEF/UN0160954/Keïta

The situation in northern Mali was marked by clashed between armed groups that were signatories to the 2015 Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation in Mali, which ended following the signing, on 20 September 2017, of the cessation of hostilities agreement. In contrast, in the northern and central regions, attacks by non-signatory armed groups against national and international forces increased.

2017 Verified Figures

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Recruitment and Use of Children
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Incidents of Denial of Humanitarian Access
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Attacks on Schools
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Killing and Maiming