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Iraq: Important Decrease in Grave Violations against Children, Crucial to Protect Children in Detention

The number of grave violations against children significantly decreased in Iraq between August 2019 and June 2021 from 2,114 in the previous report to 317, possibly attributed to the progress made in countering Da’esh (ISIL). This was highlighted in the fourth report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in Iraq. The vast majority [...]

2022-02-15T16:08:38-05:00Tuesday, 15 February 2022|

Syria: Prolonged, High-Intensity Conflict Has Devastating Impacts on Children, Critical to Prioritize Survivors’ Rights and Needs

Third Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic Millions of children in Syria remain trapped in a high-intensity protracted conflict and continue to endure a shocking level of violence, with little support available to survivors, highlights the third report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in [...]

2021-05-18T16:39:09-04:00Tuesday, 18 May 2021|

Myanmar: Armed Clashes Escalate while Children Suffer in the Rakhine

Sixth Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in Myanmar New York, 14 January 2021 – The escalation of armed clashes severely impacted the lives of children and their communities, resulting in a significant increase in grave violations, particularly in 2019. This was highlighted by the sixth report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed [...]

2021-02-02T11:56:46-05:00Thursday, 14 January 2021|

South Sudan: Grave Violations Against Children Declined Following Revitalized Peace Agreement and UN Engagement with Parties, But More Remains to Be Done

Third Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in South Sudan New York, 11 January 2021 – Encouraging signs of progress are reflected in the third report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in South Sudan released today. Covering a period of nearly two years (July 2018 – June 2020), the report [...]

2022-04-21T14:46:46-04:00Monday, 11 January 2021|

Mali: Deteriorating Security Situation Leads to Dramatic Increase in Grave Violations Against Children

Third Country Report on Children and Armed Conflict in Mali New York, 10 December 2020 – Children in Mali suffered a sharp increase in grave violations, particularly linked to the worsening security situation throughout the country. This was highlighted in the third report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Mali (1 July 2017 – 31 [...]

2020-12-14T10:25:58-05:00Thursday, 10 December 2020|

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Opportunities to Protect Conflict-Affected Children and Progress in Accountability, yet Significant Challenges Remain

New York, 17 November 2020 – Children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continue to be victims of the persistent conflict in the eastern part of the county, the ever-growing number of active armed groups, and challenges in ensuring accountability , despite the decrease in grave violations against them, highlights the seventh report of the [...]

2020-11-20T19:11:24-05:00Tuesday, 17 November 2020|

Philippines: Significant Measures to Protect Conflict-Affected Children in Place but Full Implementation Essential for Effective Protection

Fifth Country Report on Children and Armed Conflict in the Philippines New York, 25 August 2020 –Although notable progress to protect boys and girls has been made, including as part of the peace process between the Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), children in the Philippines suffered the direct impact of armed activities [...]

2021-03-17T06:25:10-04:00Tuesday, 25 August 2020|

Nigeria: Boko Haram’s Tactics Continued to Terrorize Children, While Implementation of Commitments by CJTF Strengthened Efforts to Protect Them

Second Country Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in Nigeria Boys and girls in northeast Nigeria continued to endure gruesome violations at the hands of Boko Haram and to be deeply affected by military operations against the group by Government Forces despite noteworthy efforts and commitments, highlighted the second country report of [...]

2021-03-17T06:27:05-04:00Friday, 24 July 2020|

Sudan: Peace Process Presents Opportunity to Better Protect Children as Grave Violations Continue

Sixth Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict in the Sudan Despite substantial progress in ending the recruitment and use of children by parties to conflict, including Government forces, boys and girls in the Sudan continued to endure the dramatic effects of conflict-related violence, highlighted the sixth report of the Secretary-General on Children [...]

2021-03-17T06:29:44-04:00Wednesday, 22 July 2020|

Colombia: Inclusion of Child Protection Provisions in Peace Process Contributed to Decrease in Violations Against Children

The implementation of the Final Agreement for Ending the Conflict and Building a Stable and Lasting Peace between the Colombian Government and the FARC-EP which contained important child protection provisions contributed to a significant decrease in violations against children, highlighted the fourth report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) in Colombia. Covering [...]

2021-03-17T07:20:51-04:00Monday, 27 January 2020|
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