Iraq 2018-08-08T11:00:22+00:00

The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/72/865–S/2018/465) issued on 16 May 2018.

A woman carries her child through the debris of buildings and vehicles destroyed during intense fighting as they flee the Old City for safe areas in Mosul, Iraq, Thursday 6 July 2017. Photo: @UNICEF

Large-scale military operations led to the ousting of ISIL from Mosul, Tall Afar, Hawijah and Qa’im. In December, the Government of Iraq declared final victory over the group butthe military operations led to a significant increase in violations against children.

2017 Verified Figures

Children in Detention
Recruitment and Use of Children
Killing and Maiming
Attacks on Schools and Hospitals