Somalia

Somalia 2018-03-02T12:18:08+00:00

The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/72/361-S/2017/821) issued on 24 August 2017.

Students listen intently to their teacher at UNICEF-supported Salaama primary school in Galkayo, Somalia, 2017 @UNICEF.

The security situation remained highly volatile, with continued attacks by Al-Shabaab on the Somali security forces, government officials and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), as well as inter-clan clashes. The Somali National Army and AMISOM continued joint offensives against Al-Shabaab. Military forces of Ethiopia, Kenya and the United States of America also conducted operations against the group.

2016 Verified Figures

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Children Recruited and Used
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Children Detained for Alleged Association with Al-Shabaab
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Children Killed and Maimed
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Children Separated from Armed Forces