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.

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, particularly in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand and during tensions in Jammu and Kashmir.

2017 Reported Figures

Civilians and Children Killed
School Closure