Security Council demands end to grave abuses committed against children in conflict

The Security Council today demanded that parties to armed conflict which commit grave abuses against children, including those who recruit and use children, kill and maim, commit sexual violence or attack schools and hospitals, immediately halt such practices and take special measures to protect children.

Webcast: SRSG Zerrougui Addresses the Security Council
(Statement begins at 14:00)

SC President, Peter Wittig (Germany) and SRSG Leila Zerrougui – Security Council Media Stakeout

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