Grave Violations

A Stolen Childhood and a Future to Repair: Vulnerability of Girls & Boys in Armed Conflict Exacerbated by COVID-19 Pandemic

Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict The year 2020 has been particularly somber for conflict-affected children with more than 19,300* boys and girls directly suffering one or more grave violations against them, highlights the Annual Report of the Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC), covering the year 2020. The overall [...]

2021-06-21T10:03:12-04:00Monday, 21 June 2021|

South Sudan’s Armed Groups Commit to End Violations Against Children

Original story by Beatrice Matega for UNMISS An unusual gathering in Juba, and an unusual dose of honesty. “We cannot deny that we use children in our forces,” said Major General Charles Machieng Kuol from the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) at the gathering – of mainly officers from different military groups in South Sudan, [...]

2019-02-26T09:13:43-05:00Tuesday, 26 February 2019|
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