June 28, 2018 – Violations against children in 2017

Increase in cases of violations against children in 2017

More than 10,000 children were killed or maimed due to conflict last year, according to an UN report, including shocking examples of girls being used as “human bombs” by Boko Haram terrorists, and attacks on schools and hospitals.  Virginia Gamba, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General forChildren and Armed Conflict, presented the report’s findings.

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