New Study on Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Children Affected by Conflict Shows Importance of Supporting United Nations and Partners on the Ground

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted the UN’s capacity to monitor and verify grave violations against children in armed conflict and hampered ongoing efforts to engage parties to conflict to end and prevent the violence. Available data demonstrate an increase in recruitment and use, sexual violence and ill-treatment in detention, the new study shows. Based [...]