Increase in cases of violations against children in 2017

27 June 2018

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 for Children and Armed Conflict, presented the report’s findings.

Audio Credit:
Fatima E. Mendez, UN News
Audio Duration:


♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic.
♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.