The information below is based on the Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict (A/73/907–S/2019/509) issued on 20 June 2019.

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 Jammu and Kashmir and in the context of the Naxalite insurgency.

2018 Reported Figures