India 2018-03-02T14:22:49+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.

ASHA worker holds hand of a new born child at the Anganwadi Children’s centre in Gandhigram Village, India 2017. @UNICEF

Children continued to be affected by incidents of violence between armed groups and the Government, in particular in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, as well as tensions in Jammu and Kashmir.

2016 Reported Figures

Civilians and Children Killed
Schools Burned or Partially Damaged